Haora - West Bengal
Haora is also known as Kolkata's twin city. It is quite a populous city and is second largest in the state. The city serves as a major road and rail transport for the people of Kolkata metropolitan region.
Haora is located at 22.59 degree N 88.31 degree E. Haora lies to the south east of the state of West Bengal and is one of the important districts. To the north is Hugli district, to the east is North 24 Paraganas. Pashcim Medinipur is to the west of Haora and to the south is 24 Praganas. The district is also covered by Hoogly River to the east and river Rupnarayan on the west. River Bhagirathi - Hooghly River flows on the east and the south east of the district.
Info on Haora
In the map of Haora, you can find the many major roads as well as important places of interest. Visitors should carry a map with them for their guidance to reach their destination using the nearest route. NH-15 passes through the city and one can go to neighboring district using this route. The city is well connected to various other cities in the state via the railway route as well. The head quarter is situated in Haora city. Some of the important places are the Amta, Jagatballabhpur, Metiaburx, Uluberiay, Bauria, Kolaghat, Bagnan and Syampur.
The population of the district according to the 2011 census was 4,841,638. Male population was 2,502,453 and female population was 2,339,185. The population density was 3,300 people per sq.km. According to 2011 census, the sex ratio in Haora was 964 girls per 1000 boys.
Places of attraction
Some of the attractions here are the Belur Math, Haora Bridge, Indian Botanical garden, and the Haora railway station.