Kolkata was known until 2001 as Calcutta, but the name has been changed from its Anglicized form left over from days when the city was Capital of the British Raj. This bustling city has a population of approximately 4.5 million people and is surprisingly green with parks and trees. Originally the city was little more than a series of villages built upon the Hooghly River’s banks. During British occupation the villages grew together and the area turned into a hub for trade. View more
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