About Uttarpara ( latitude: 22.6607600, longitude: 88.3471100 )
Uttarpara is a town of Hooghly District, West Bengal, India. It is a part of the area covered by Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality.
It is a town of historical importance. Uttarpara is home to some of the biggest industrial setups in the state. It has the United Spirits Distilliery, Shalimar Wire Products, Hindustan Motors which was the only vehicle plant in West Bengal which manufactured the car Ambassador.
Uttarpara Kotrung is the municipality. Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality was established in 1853, much before the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (1876).