Kolkata is an Example of a ___ Port.

  1. Naval
  2. Oil
  3. Natural
  4. Riverine
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 27th June 2015 in Geography.
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“The Port of Kolkata” or simply “Kolkata Port” is an example of Riverine port.

Kolkata Port is the oldest operating port in India since the time of British East India Company and constructed in 1870.  It is located in Kolkata city of West Bengal state of India and spread around 203 km from the sea.

Riverine Port is also known as Inland Port, it means either a port on an inland waterway such as river or lake or an inland site carrying out some functions of a seaport. They do not held deep draft sea-traffic as a trade.

Pushpendra Pal Dean Answered on 29th June 2015.
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