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. Wikipedia
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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