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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°32′N 88°20′E / 22.53°N 88.33°E / 22.53; 88.33Coordinates: 22°32′N 88°20′E / 22.53°N 88.33°E / 22.53; 88.33
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
City Kolkata
Municipal Corporation Kolkata Municipal Corporation
KMC ward 74
Elevation 14 m (46 ft)
Population
 • Total For population see linked KMC ward page
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 700027
Lok Sabha constituency Kolkata Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bhabanipur

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°32′N 88°20′E / 22.53°N 88.33°E / 22.53; 88.33.[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. Located at 8, Belvadere Road, Kolkata-700027, it has jurisdiction over the police district which is bordered on the north from Diamond Harbour Road by Sterndale Road, Alipore Road, Belvedere Road over Zeerut Bridge and Lower Circular Road south side D L Khan Road west side, Reformatory Street, Jail Lane, Belvedere Road and thence along Alipore Bridge northern extremity; on the east by Tolly's Nullah (nullah included) from Alipore Bridge east side to Tollygunge Bridge; on the south from Tollygunge Bridge (bridge included) by Tollygunge Circular Road and the lane leading to S N Roy Road thence by the Kolkata Municipal boundary to Diamond Harbour Road; and on the west by Diamond Harbour Road from Sterndale Road to Burdwan Road (Diamond Harbour Road between Sterndale Road and Jala Lane to where it meets with Port Land Park. Then following the Port Lane Park to its junction with Raja Santosh Road and crossing the road. Then following the southern side of Raja Santosh Road (road excluded), running straight towards the west up to where it meets Diamond Harbour Road. Thence southwards following the eastern side of Diamond Harbour Road and Majerhat Bridge (Road and bridge excluded) to the northern boundary of the Railway land at Majerhat Bridge. Thence towards south by Diamond Harbour Road (roads included) up to the point where the Kolkata Municipal boundary meets Diamond Harbour Road.[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
  2. ^ a b "Kolkata Police". South Division – Hastings police station. KP. Retrieved 26 March 2018. 

External linksEdit

  Kolkata/South travel guide from Wikivoyage