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Alipore (Pron:ˌɑ:lɪˈpɔ:) is a neighbourhood in South Kolkata in Kolkata district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is one of the most costliest pin-codes in India with homes costing in excess of £2 million.

Alipore
Neighbourhood in Kolkata (Calcutta)
BelAir, a luxury Condo in Alipore
BelAir, a luxury Condo in Alipore
Alipore is located in Kolkata
Alipore
Alipore
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°31′29″N 88°19′52″E / 22.5248°N 88.3312°E / 22.5248; 88.3312Coordinates: 22°31′29″N 88°19′52″E / 22.5248°N 88.3312°E / 22.5248; 88.3312
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictKolkata
CityKolkata
Municipal CorporationKolkata Municipal Corporation
KMC ward74
Elevation
14 m (46 ft)
Population
 • TotalFor population see linked KMC ward page
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
700027
Lok Sabha constituencyKolkata Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBhabanipur

It is flanked by the Tolly Nullah to the north, Bhowanipore to the east, the Diamond Harbour Road to the west and New Alipore to the south, bordered by the Budge Budge section of the Sealdah South section railway line.

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GeographyEdit

 
Visa House (HQ, Visa Group) & Woodland High Apts on Alipore Road

LocationEdit

Alipore is located at 22°31′29″N 88°19′52″E / 22.5248°N 88.3312°E / 22.5248; 88.3312.[1] It has an average elevation of 14 metres (46 feet). Alipore area is bordered by the following roads - AJC Bose Road to the north, D L Khan Road to the East, Diamond Harbour Road to the West and Alipore Avenue to the South.

Police districtEdit

Alipore police station is part of the South division of Kolkata Police. It is located at 8, Belvadere Road, Kolkata-700027.[2]

Tollygunge Women's police station has jurisdiction over all the police districts in the South Division, i.e. Park Street, Shakespeare Sarani, Alipore, Hastings, Maidan, Bhowanipore, Kalighat, Tollygunge, Charu Market, New Alipur and Chetla.[2]

TransportEdit

Alipore is connected to all parts of the city by extensive bus services.

Alipore is served by the Majherhat and New Alipore railway stations on the Budge Budge section of Kolkata Suburban Railway.

The Kalighat metro station of the Kolkata Metro as well as the Jatin Das Park station is close to Alipore.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Alipore[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Kolkata Police". South Division – Hastings police station. KP. Retrieved 26 March 2018.

External linksEdit

  Kolkata/South travel guide from Wikivoyage