in Hugli of West Bengal, India
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 22.888 and 88.397 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 22° 53' 15" and E 88° 23' 48"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupee - INR
- Spoken languages:
- English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Panjabi, Assamese, Bihari , Kashmiri, Nepali, Sindhi, Sanskrit, French
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 05:51 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:05 am and 5:35 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to India.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning India. Last Update: 2020-02-19 07:22:25
Chunchura in Hugli (West Bengal) is a town located in India about 800 mi (or 1,287 km) south-east of New Delhi, the country's capital place.
Time in Chunchura is now 05:51 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kolkata with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Chunchura, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in India is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in India is Sundarbans National Park in a distance of 73 mi (or 117 km), South-East.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kolkata, Khulna, Magura, Bagerhat and Rajshahi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F
|Morning Temperature||18°C / 64 °F|
|Evening Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Night Temperature||20°C / 69 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1017 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 90% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Friday, 21st of February 2020
30°C (87 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Saturday, 22nd of February 2020
33°C (91 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sunday, 23rd of February 2020
33°C (91 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Videos from this area
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OUR JOURNEY OF FRiendSHIP
A recollection of our memories through the years.... it is my first attempt to recollect our sweet memories..
A Nostalgic Village in West Bengal
A partly view of nostalgic Village at Hooghly District in West Bengal, India.
Village Transport in West Bengal, India
One of the earning procedure of the villagers by rickshaw pulling in West Bengal, India.
Cultivation of season flowers in a Personal Garden
Cultivation of season flowers in a Personal Garden in my village.
Heramba Chandra College 3rd Year Picnic.MOV
Last Picnic of our college HCC , specially for & by 3rd yr students , Enjoyed lots , danced , Masti ... will be remembered 4ever..
Launch Engine: Inside a Launch in Mechuabazar Ferry Route in Chinsurah
Launch(a ship type vehicle) service is available between Chinsurah (Chuchura) and Naihati. Launches start from Mechhuabazar Ferry Service Jetty from Chinsurah and terminate at Naihati side...
KuchKawaj - Parade - 26th January 2015 - Republic Day Parade
Hooghly Chinsurah Police KuchKawaj/Parade on the auspicious occasion of 26th January, Republic Day Celebration.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Chandannagar, formerly known as Chandernagore is a small city and former French colony located 30 kilometres north of Kolkata, in West Bengal, India. It is head quarters of a subdivision in Hooghly District. It is one of the 6 municipal corporations in West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.
Bhatpara is a suburban town and a municipality under Jagatdal police station of Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is situated on the bank of Hooghly river. It is known for its rich traditions in the field of Sanskrit learning. Actually the name 'Bhatpara' originates from the ancient name "Bhatta-Palli" where 'Bhatta' denotes the sect of bramhin Sanskrit pandits and 'palli' denotes locality or village.
Hooghly-Chuchura (also known as Hooghly-Chinsura or Hooghly) is a city in the state of West Bengal, India. It lies on the Hooghly River, 35 km north of Kolkata (Calcutta). It is located in the district of Hugli and is home to the district headquarters. Chuchura houses the Commissioner of the Burdwan Range. It forms a part of the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) region.
Naihati is a town and an important railway junction station on the Indian Railways network, in the district of North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India. Naihati municipality is one of the oldest in the whole country and was established in 1869.
Dharmapur, West Bengal
Dharmapur is a census town in Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is under Chinsurah police station in Chinsurah subdivision.
Kulihanda is a census town in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is under Chinsurah police stations in Chinsurah subdivision.
Jubilee Bridge (India)
Jubilee Bridge is an important rail bridge over Hooghly River between Naihati and Bandel. Jubilee Bridge is flanked on either side by Garifa and Hooghly Ghat stations. Jubilee Bridge was opened on 16 February 1887 in the fiftieth or jubilee year of the reign of Queen Victoria. The construction started in 1882 and completed in 1887. The Chief Engineer in charge of construction works was Lt Col Arthur John Barry, nephew of Sir John Wolfe-Barry, project engineer of London Tower Bridge.
Armenian Church of St. John the Baptist
Armenian Church of St. John the Baptist is located in Chinsura in India. The church was built in 1695-1697, is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Is the second oldest Christian church in Bengal, and the oldest Armenian church in India. The church is well preserved due to its proximity to Kolkata and care committee of the Armenian Churches.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Chunchura.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Chinsura, Chinsurah, Chunchura