Kolkata district

district in West Bengal, India

Kolkata district is an administrative district of West Bengal. The city of Kolkata is headquarters of the district.


According to the 2011 census of India, Kolkata district has a population of 4,486,679.[1]This gives it a ranking of 35th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 24,252 inhabitants per square kilometre (62,810/sq mi).[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.