About The Host City - Kolkata (Calcutta)
Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), well-known for its scholastic, literary and artistic heritage, is located in the eastern part of India on the bank of river Hoogly. With a large number of cultural centers, magnificent heritage buildings, grand museums, multi-cuisine restaurants, and traditional hospitality, Kolkata has plenty to offer for any visitor. The city has an International Airport, through which it is connected to other parts of India as well as different cities across the world. The transport system in the city is very well-developed consisting of metro rail, surface rail, bus and taxi. The weather in Kolkata in the month of December is particularly pleasant with mostly sunny days having an average high temperature of 27º C (81º F) and an average low temperature of 14º C (57 º F).
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