Asansol is the second largest city in the Indian state of West Bengal. With the presence of the different industries, it is another industrial city after Howrah. Also, it has emanated as one of the fastest developing Indian cities by a UK-based magazine. One can find the factories of the leading brands located in the region of Asansol.
The city of Asansol stands on Chota Nagpur Plateau. With an elevation of 318 feet above the sea level, Asansol covers a gross area of 326 sq. km. It shares its borders with Dhanbad and Jharkhand on West, Durgapur, and Bardhaman on East, Bankura, and Purulia in South and Birbhum in North. The climate of Asansol is classified as a tropical monsoon. It encounters humid summers with an average temperature of 39°C. During the winters, the temperature falls down at 13°C. The city receives a substantial amount of rainfall with an annual average of 3700 mm.
Asansol offers numerous attractions to tourists and visitors. There are eminent places like Gunjan Ecological Park, Kalyaneshwari Temple, Shatabdi Park, Kali Bari Temple, Rudra-Mahadeva Mandir and the happening malls of the city are frequented by the people.