Welcome Barrackpurians

The Barrackpore diaries is a local information website on Barrackpore and nearby areas. You can find different kind of services and shops that offer their product or services in Barrackpore area. 

We also provide a detail list of all doctors in the are so you can find what you need in case of emergency. 


What is the PIN Code for Barrackpore?

Barrackpore is located in North 24 Parganas district in West Bengal. 700120 is the main Pincode (Postal code) of Barrackpore.
other than this pin code 700118,700119,700121,700122,700123, 743122 are also used as postal codes for different domains in and near Barrackpore .

What is the distance Between Barrackpore to Kolkata?

Barrackpore is located in India at the longitude of 88.39 and latitude of 22.77. Kolkata is located in India at the longitude of 88.36 and latitude of 22.57 .
 • Driving Distance : 27 KM and 366 meters / 17 miles.
 • Straight Line Distance : 21 KM and 800 meters / 13.5 miles
a straight line distance is a approximate distance and so most of the time the actual travel distance between Barrackpore and Kolkata may be higher or vary due to curvature of the road .

Is Barrackpore a Good Place to Live?

It will be foolish to compare this city with Kolkata , Barrackpore is a place to celebrate and embrace the life of simple family oriented people. Anybody willing to live in this city will be offered with good schooling opportunities, good medical healthcare form nearby hospitals and healthcare center and good transportation . bazar , cafes , cinema halls , restaurants all just cherry on top of icecream.

Who Named Barrackpore?

The name Barrackpore is probably derived from there having been troops stationed there—in barracks—since 1772. In 1824 sepoy (Indian) troops stationed in Barrackpore refused to participate in a mission during the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824–26). In response, most of them were imprisoned or killed by the British military, an incident that became known as the Barrackpore Mutiny.

What is the Phone Number for Barrackpore Police?

Barrackpore Police Station
Barrackpore, North 24 Parganas
Inspector Shri Sankar Narayan Saha
contact no:- 9073343432

What is the Importance of Barrackpore?

Historically, 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. The oldest cantonment in India and the Police Training Academy in West Bengal are both located in Barrackpore.

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