About Baharampur

Baharampur is a city in the West Bengal state of India. Baharampur is the sixth largest city in West Bengal (after Kolkata, Howrah, Asansol, Siliguri and Malda) and situated in central part of West Bengal. Baharampur (Berhampore) is nominated for becoming the municipal corporation. In earlier days it was known as Brahmapur because many of the Brahminfamilies settled there. Baharampur is the administrative headquarters of the Murshidabad district. It is located about 200 km (124 mi) from Kolkata (earlier known as Calcutta), the state capital