Kamalgazi

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Kamalgazi
Neighbourhood in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Flyover Under Construction for Extension of E.M. Bypass at Kamalgazi More
Flyover Under Construction for Extension of E.M. Bypass at Kamalgazi More
Kamalgazi is located in West Bengal
Kamalgazi
Kamalgazi
Location in West Bengal, India
Kamalgazi is located in India
Kamalgazi
Kamalgazi
Kamalgazi (India)
Coordinates: 22°26′58″N 88°23′44″E / 22.4495°N 88.3955°E / 22.4495; 88.3955Coordinates: 22°26′58″N 88°23′44″E / 22.4495°N 88.3955°E / 22.4495; 88.3955
Country  India
State West Bengal
Division Presidency
District South 24 Parganas
City Kolkata
Established 1876
Government
 • Type Chairman–Council
 • Body Rajpur Sonarpur Municipality
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, Hindi, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 700103
Telephone code +91 33 2427/2434/2477/2495
Vehicle registration WB-01 to WB-10, WB-19, WB-20, WB-22, WB-22U, WB-95, WB-96
Lok Sabha constituency Jadavpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sonarpur Uttar
Website www.rajpursonarpurmunicipality.in

Kamalgazi is a locality in Rajpur Sonarpur Municipality of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal. It is a neighbourhood in South Kolkata. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA).

Geography[edit]

Kamalgazi is located at 22°26′58″N 88°23′44″E / 22.4495°N 88.3955°E / 22.4495; 88.3955. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Healthcare[edit]

Certain areas of the South 24 Parganas district have been identified as having poor ground water and contamination. Specifically, ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24.