Natural Resources in Kolkata
Kolkata has enriched natural resource of River Hooghly, it is the lifeline of the city which flows towards south and falls into Bay of Bengal.
Kolkata is also covered by the dense forest of the Sundarban which is a world heritage site.
Rivers in Kolkata:
The river is a source of drinking water for the people of the city. Fishing in the river provides a source of income to a section of people of the city of Kolkata. The river also provides transportation facility for the city dwellers.
Forests in Kolkata:
It has a total land area of 4,143 kilometer squares and water area of 1,874 kilometer squares. The freshwater of the rivers originates from the Ganges and the saline water of the Bay of Bengal. It has an average elevation of 0.9 meter to 2.11 meter.