Bardhaman is a populated settlement in West Bengal. It is spelled as Burdwan, Bardhman or Bardhamman as well. The name of this city dates back 5000 years ago and is said to be named after Vardhaman Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankar of Jainism.
Stretched out at an area of 60 sq. km. Bardhaman is elevated at a height of 131 feet above sea level. The district is fed by the perennial river Hoogly. The climate of Bardhaman is tropical temperate that means average weather conditions amid year. The summers have average temperature of 30° C and winters have 18° C throughout the season. The average rain-showers received by Bardhaman are 1496 mm.
There are notable attractions in Bardhaman that are frequented by many. The places like 108 Shiva Temple, Tomb of Sher Afghan, Konkaleshwari Temple, Christ Church, Curzon Gate, Burnpur Nehru Park are flocked by the locals as well as tourist throughout the year.