Salkia

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Salkia
Town
Salkia is located in West Bengal
Salkia
Salkia
Location in West Bengal, India
Salkia is located in India
Salkia
Salkia
Salkia (India)
Coordinates: 22°35′49.92″N 88°20′15.72″E / 22.5972000°N 88.3377000°E / 22.5972000; 88.3377000Coordinates: 22°35′49.92″N 88°20′15.72″E / 22.5972000°N 88.3377000°E / 22.5972000; 88.3377000
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictHowrah
Elevation
28 m (92 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
711106
Telephone code033
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Vehicle registrationWB
Websitewb.gov.in

Salkia is a neighbourhood in Howrah, West Bengal, India. It is on the bank of Hooghly River, under Howrah Municipal Corporation. It is between Mali Panchghara and Ghusuri.[1] It comes under Howrah North Assembly constituency.It has existed since at least the 19th century.[2] Tikia Para and Pilkhana are among the other neighbourhood in Howrah. The Postal code of Salkia area is 711106

Haragunge Bazaar is a century old market, located at heart of North Howrah, at Aurobindo Road, Salkia. It is under renovation. A new mall is there on top of existing market. The mall has major brands and several restaurants and a three screen multiplex, and premium office space. Aurobindo Road and Howrah AC Market are commercial streets in Salkia. Salkia School Road is the posh residential area in Howrah. Salkia has two ferry ghats on the banks of Hooghly namely Golabari Ghat and Bandhaghat Ghat with regular ferry services at 10 min interval. The nearest metro station serving the neighborhood is Sovabazar-Sutanuti. Howrah station comes under Salkia. It is served by Golabari Police Station under Howrah Police.

Transport[edit]

The State Highway 6 (West Bengal)/ Grand Trunk Road passes through Salkia.[3]

Private Buses
Mini Buses

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salkhia - szczegółowa mapa". Mapin.pl. 2007-01-22. Retrieved 2010-09-10.
  2. ^ howrah. Retrieved 2010-09-10.
  3. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 15 October 2016.