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Calcutta (India)


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    • us: Calcutta Corporation (India)
    • us: Calcutta Municipal Corporation (India)
    • us: Corporation of Calcutta (India)
    • us: Kalikātā (India)
    • us: Kalkatʻay (India)
    • us: Kalkatʻa (India)
    • us: Kalakattā (India)
    • us: Kalkatah (India)
    • us: Kalakātā Purasabhā (India)
    • us: Municipal Corporation of Calcutta (India)
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    • Sources

      • found: Thankappan, P. A history of Calcutta's streets, 1987: t.p. (Calcutta) p. facing t.p. (Kolkata)
      • found: Where is it, 1976: p. 4 (Calcutta, 22°5ʹN, 88°4ʹE)
      • found: Calcutta (India). Schedule of establishment for ... 1980-81: t.p. (Corporation of Calcutta; Calcutta)
      • found: Sabalā, 1. barsha, 3. saṃkhyā (1982): p. 1 (Kalikātā)
      • found: Lazarovichʻ, P.P. Storagrutʻiwn Kalkatʻay kʻaghakʻi, 1832: t.p. (Kalkatʻay) p. 5 (Kalkatʻa)
      • found: Phone call to assistant director, LC Overseas Operations Div., 12/7/84 (Corporation of Calcutta is the same as Calcutta, India; not a separate body)
      • found: Letter from Municipal Commissioner, The Corporation, 1/15/87 (Corporation of Calcutta has been re-named Calcutta Municipal Corporation with effect from 1/4/1984)
      • found: Nārīmañca apūrvā, Apraila-Jūna '89: contents p. (Kalakattā)
      • found: Haggadah. Polyglot. Hagadah shel Pesaḥ, 1905: p. 4 of cover (Kalkatah; Calcutta [in rom.])
      • found: Janmaśatabarshe śraddhañjali, 1994: t.p. (Kalakātā Purasabhā)
      • found: Foreign names decisions approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, Feb. 28, 2001 (former name: Calcutta--PPLA, 22°34ʹN 88°22ʹE; new name: Kolkata [Bengali], Calcutta [conventional]--PPLA, 22°34ʹN 88°22ʹE)
      • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (unknown; 22°34ʹ11ʺN 088°22ʹ11ʺE)
      • found: Public health in colonial Calcutta and the Calcutta Corporation, 1923-1947, 2010: t.p. (Calcutta Corporation)
      • found: GEOnet, Nov. 27, 2012; (Kolkata [approved], in West Bengal, India, PPLA, 22°33ʹ45ʺN 88°21ʹ47ʺE; variants: Calcutta, Kalikātā, Sealdah)
      • found: Statesman's yearbook online, Nov. 27, 2012 under India, city profiles, Kolkata (Kolkata, known as Calcutta until 2001)
      • found: Proceedings of an ordinary meeting of the Municipal Corporation of Calcutta held at the Town Hall on Monday the 7th March 1864 ..., 1864
    • Editorial Notes

      • [SUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under Kolkata (India).]
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-09-04: new
      • 2014-05-20: revised
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