East Kolkata Wetlands

The East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW) comprise a large number of water bodies located in the districts of 24 Parganas North & South. It is situated between 22°25′ to 22°40′ N and 88°20′ to 88°35′ E and adjacent to the eastern part of Kolkata bordering the Salt Lake township on the one hand and the upcoming new township at Rajarhat on the other. The multifunctional wetland ecosystem consists of an area of 12,500 hectares. It comprises 254 sewage fed fisheries, small agricultural plots and solid waste farms.


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