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Native ameBarrackpore
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
Municipality Chairmanuttam das
Parliamentary constituencyBarrackpore
Assembly constituencyBarrackpore, Naihati, Jagatdal, Noapara, Khardaha
Total Area9.7 sq mi (25 km2)
Altitude15 m
Total Population144331 (2001)
Density (pop.)5779/km2 (14967.6/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone91 33

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Barrackpore or Barrackpur ( ) is headquarters of Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The town was a military and administrative center under British rule, and was the scene of several acts of rebellion against Britain during the 19th century. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.

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