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Voice Of Bengal::Travel::DistrictTouristPlace Durgapur is located in the district of Burdwan, in the state West Bengal, India, 168 km to the north of Calcutta. It is a well-planned industrial city on the banks of the river Damodar, with a population of about 250,000. It lies on the main railway line connecting Calcutta and New Delhi, thus being extremely well connected to both of the above cities. It takes about 2.5 hours by express train to reach Calcutta and an overnight journey to reach Delhi. The G.T.Road passes through the middle of the city. One airport is under construction near Steel City, B-zone. It is located very close to India's biggest coalfields in the Ranigunj-Dhanbad area. The Durgapur Barrage over the river Damodar provides the water necessary for the many industries and also for drinking. Its surrounding area is very fertile and is one of the biggest producers of rice in the country. It is an industrial metropolis in the state of West Bengal, India, located about 160 km from Kolkata.

Nearby places to Visit :
Chittaranjan   Kalna   Katwa  

Important Links :
Indian Railways Reservation

Nearby Hotels:
Durgapur Hotel
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