City in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 22°34′25″N 88°19′30″E / 22.57361°N 88.32500°E / 22.57361; 88.32500

Howrah (or Haora) is the one of the largest cities in the Indian state of West Bengal and is a part of Kolkata metro area. The city is on the Hooghly River across from its twin city of Kolkata.[1] Howrah is famous for Howrah Station, and the Howrah Bridge, which connects the two cities.[1] As of 2011, 1,077,075 people lived in Howrah.[2]

Howrah Bridge


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Howrah Bridge,West Bengal". InfoConnect Web Technologies India Pvt Ltd. 2014. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  2. "INDIA: West Bengal". City Thomas Brinkhoff. 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2014.