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Chandannagar, formerly spelled as Chandernagore (Bengali: চন্দননগর Chôndônnôgôr, French: Chandernagor), is a Corporation city and former French colony located about 35 kilometers (22 mi) north of Kolkata, in West Bengal, India. It is headquarter of a subdivision of same name in Hooghly District. It is one of the 7 municipal corporations in West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Located on the Hooghly River, the city has been able to maintain a unique identity different from all other cities and abide by her own characteristics. The total area is 19 square kilometers (7.3 sq mi), and had a population of 166,867 at the 2011 Census. Chandannagar is connected to Kolkata by railway, roadways and Hooghly river and it takes about an hour to reach there by car.

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A place in India, Chandannagar is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Chandannagar, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Kolkata. Take a short trip from Chandannagar and set some time aside to explore the Kolkata. Dotted with places like The Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Belur Math Shrine; it will definitely be a good idea. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Chandannagar*

  • Pollution Statistics in Chandannagar

    Know the pollution level of Chandannagar before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 74.48 (High)
    • Water Pollution 68.54 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60.96 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65.96 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.61 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.41 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 65.1 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.69 (Moderate)
  • Chandannagar: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chandannagar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chandannagar.

    • Burglary and Theft 49.14 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 48.24 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 49.13 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 82.23 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 47.38 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.55 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 38.24 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 74.14 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.6 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.22 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.94 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.71 (Moderate)
  • Living in Chandannagar - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Chandannagar is 80.82 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 50.29 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 59.24 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 79.51 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 65.53 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 26.92 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.05 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.94 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 44.99 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Chandannagar

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chandannagar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.86 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 49.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.09 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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