Kharagpur is an industrial city in India. It is located in the Midnapore West district of the state of West Bengal. Kharagpur also has one of the biggest railway workshops in India with the longest railway platform in the World 1072.5 m. Kharagpur has the first Underground Air Force station in Kalaikunda and it also has one more Air Force station in Salua.
Kharagpur,the second largest city of West Bengal in area, lies on the latitude of 22 02 30 & longitude 87 11 0, covering an area of about 30 km² located in the south-west part of Midnapore. This sub-division town is formed with Dalma Pahar and alluvial tract of Midnapore. It is intersected by numerous waterways, the important rivers being Subarnarekha, Keleghai and Kangsabati.