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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 : 205 sq km
Climate :  Humid during summer and pleasant in winter
Maximum Temperature :  40C
Minimum Temperature :  10C
Average Rainfall : 1,605 mm
Population :  44,96,694 as per 2011 Census
Floating Population :  60,00,000 per day
Density :  24,429 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 :  1850 km
No. of Boroughs : 15
No. of Wards :  144
No. of Employees of KMC :  37,829 (as on 31.3.2003)
Total Length of Sewer Lines : 1,610 km, out of which 1430 km consists of piped sewer and 180 km of brick sewer
Total Length of Open Drains :  953 km
Water Supply :  300 million gallons per day
Hand Tube-wells :  12,000
Large Tube-wells :  400
Solid Waste Generation and Disposal per day :  2,500 metric tonnes (average)
Primary Schools under KMC :  260
No. of KMC Parks :  600
No. of Ghats :  8
No. of Electric Crematoria :  3
No. of Crematoria :  7
No. of Burial Ghats :  4
No. of KMC Registered Markets :  23
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