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Geographical Location : Kolkata, located at 2230 North latitude, 8830 East longitude, is the main port entry in North Eastern India. It is 120 kmfrom the Bay of Bengal and stands on the eastern bank of river Hooghly (Ganga)
Area : 206.08 sq km
Climate :  Humid during summer and pleasant in winter
Maximum Temperature :  40C
Minimum Temperature :  10C
Average Rainfall : 1400-1600 mm per year
Population :  more than 4.5 million
Floating Population :  60,00,000 per day
Density :  24,252 per sq. km.
Buildings :  1 million, out of which 79.23% are reinforced, cement concrete structures
Language :  Majority of the citizens speak Bengali
Official Language :  Bengali
Business Language :  English
Vehicular Population :  1.05 million
Total Road Length :  4636 km(main throughfare 1850 km)
No. of Boroughs : 16
No. of Wards :  144
No. of Employees of KMC :  20463 (as on 01.04.2019)
Total Length of Sewer Lines : brick sewer length 200 km piped sewer length about 1784 km
Total Length of Open Drains :  953 km
Water Supply :  437 MGD
Hand Tube-wells :  12,000
Large Tube-wells :  350
Solid Waste Generation and Disposal per day :  4,500 MT per day
Primary Schools under KMC :  256
No. of KMC Parks :  700
No. of immersion ghats(River front) :  17
No. of Electric Crematoria :  8
No. of Crematoria :  8
No. of Burial Ghats :  7(KMC managed)
No. of KMC Registered Markets :  47
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