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Kolkata (India)


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    • Kalikātā (India)
    • Sealdah (India)
    • Kalkutta (India)
    • Caligardamana (India)
    • Calcuta (India)
    • Kalkuta (India)
    • Kälkätä (India)
    • Горад Калькута (India)
    • Horad Kalʹkuta (India)
    • Калькута (India)
    • Колката (India)
    • Καλκούτα (India)
    • Kalkouta (India)
    • Kolkato (India)
    • 콜카타 (India)
    • Калькуттæ (India)
    • Kalʹkuttæ (India)
    • קולקטה (India)
    • Ḳolḳaṭah (India)
    • Калькутта (India)
    • コルカタ (India)
    • Korukata (India)
    • Колкате (India)
    • Kolkate (India)
    • Kolkat (India)
    • קאלקאטא (India)
    • 加尔各答 (India)
    • Jia'ergeda (India)
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        Cities and towns
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        Capitals (Cities)
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        India
    • Associated Locale

        West Bengal (India)
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    • 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: Wikipedia, August 11, 2014(Kolkata, known historically in English as Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal; while the city's name has always been pronounced Kolkata or Kôlikata in Bengali, the anglicised form Calcutta was the official name until 2001, when it was changed to Kolkata in order to match Bengali pronunciation; 22.567°N 88.367°E) Afrikaans page (Kalkutta) Old English page (Caligardamana) Aragonese page (Calcuta) Guarani page (Kalkuta) Azerbaijani page (Kälkätä [in roman]) Belarusian page (Горад Калькута = Horad Kalʹkuta; Калькута = Kalʹkuta) Bulgarian page (Колката = Kolkata) Czech page (Kalkata; Kolkata; Kolkátá) German page (Kalkutta) Greek page (Καλκούτα = Kalkouta) Esperanto page (Kolkato) Korean page (콜카타 = K'olk'at'a) Ossetic page (Калькуттæ = Kalʹkuttæ) Hebrew page (קולקטה = Ḳolḳaṭah) Mongolian page (Калькутта = Kalʹkutta) Japanese page (コルカタ = Korukata) Eastern Mari page (Колкате = Kolkate) Veps page (Kolkat) Yiddish page (קאלקאטא = Ḳalḳaṭa) Chinese page (加尔各答 = Jia'ergeda)
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    • 2012-11-27: new
    • 2016-08-05: revised
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