🇮🇳 Barakpur (also known as Barrackpur) is a city and a municipality of urban Kolkata of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is also a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA). It is the headquarters of the Barrackpore subdivision.
Barrackpore has a population of over 152,784 people. Barrackpore also forms the centre of the wider Barrackpore district which has a population of over 3,669,748 people. It is also a part of the larger Kolkata area.