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Native ameBerhampore
StateWest Bengal
Parliamentary constituencyBaharampur
Assembly constituencyBaharampur, Nabgram, Kandi
Altitude18 m
Total Population160168 (2001)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)

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:For the settlement in Bangladesh, see Baharampur, Bangladesh.Baharampur ( ) (also spelled Berhampore or Berhampur) is a city in the West Bengal state of India. Baharampur is the third largest city (after Kolkata (Calcutta) & Siliguri) and situated in central part of West Bengal. Baharampur (Berhampore) is nominated for becoming the municipal corporation. In earlier days it was known as Brahmapur because many of the brahmin families settled there in earlier days were the cause from which the city got its name. Baharampur is the administrative headquarters of the Murshidabad district. It is located about 200 km (124.3 mi) from Kolkata (earlier known as Calcutta), the state capital.

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