Area of Populations
As per 2001 census, the population and the area of Burdwan Municipality are 2,85,602 and 26.30 sq. km.
Barddhaman is located at 23.25°N 87.85°E. It has an average elevation of 40 metres (131 ft).
The city is situated 1100 km from New Delhi and a little less than 100 km north-west of Kolkata on the Grand Trunk Road (NH-2) and Eastern Railway.
The chief rivers are theDamodar and Banka.