Chunchura
in Hugli of West Bengal, India

Noteable things around
Location Summary
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
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for India in Southern Asia

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

Touring Chunchura

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 Humidity 29%
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

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

OUR JOURNEY OF FRiendSHIP

Published: May 06, 2014
Length: 48:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Nabanita Das

A recollection of our memories through the years.... it is my first attempt to recollect our sweet memories..


Return Journey by Train from village

Published: March 30, 2015
Length: 59:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kakoli Mukherjee

Return Journey by Train from village.


Life of Indian Village

Published: April 03, 2015
Length: 31:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kakoli Mukherjee

The Life of Indian Village.


A Nostalgic Village in West Bengal

Published: March 27, 2015
Length: 37:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kakoli Mukherjee

A partly view of nostalgic Village at Hooghly District in West Bengal, India.


Village Transport in West Bengal, India

Published: March 28, 2015
Length: 44:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kakoli Mukherjee

One of the earning procedure of the villagers by rickshaw pulling in West Bengal, India.


Cultivation of season flowers in a Personal Garden

Published: March 30, 2015
Length: 58:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kakoli Mukherjee

Cultivation of season flowers in a Personal Garden in my village.


Heramba Chandra College 3rd Year Picnic.MOV

Published: January 13, 2013
Length: 56:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sumit Swamy

Last Picnic of our college HCC , specially for & by 3rd yr students , Enjoyed lots , danced , Masti ... will be remembered 4ever..


child labour at westbengal

Published: May 06, 2013
Length: 59:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Akash Chatterjee

child labour at westbengal.


Launch Engine: Inside a Launch in Mechuabazar Ferry Route in Chinsurah

Published: September 29, 2013
Length: 19:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Just Smile

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

Published: January 26, 2015
Length: 39:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Subhajit Sil

Hooghly Chinsurah Police KuchKawaj/Parade on the auspicious occasion of 26th January, Republic Day Celebration.


Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

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

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.

Located at 22.87, 88.38 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Cities and towns in Hooghly district, French India

Bhatpara

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.

Located at 22.87, 88.41 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bhatpara

Hugli-Chuchura

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.

Located at 22.9, 88.39 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former Portuguese colonies, Dutch India, Cities and towns in Hooghly district

Naihati

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.

Located at 22.9, 88.42 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North 24 Parganas district, Neighbourhoods in Kolkata

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.

Located at 22.88, 88.39 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in Hooghly district

Kulihanda

Kulihanda is a census town in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is under Chinsurah police stations in Chinsurah subdivision.

Located at 22.8955, 88.3752 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in Hooghly district

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.

Located at 22.9071, 88.4044 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway bridges in India, Bridges completed in 1887, Bridges in West Bengal

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.

Located at 22.8915, 88.4013 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Armenian diaspora, Armenian churches, Armenian Apostolic Churches


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Chinsura, Chinsurah, Chunchura