City in West Bengal, India

Serampore (Bengali: শ্রীরামপুর) (also called Serampur, Srirampur, Srirampore, Shreerampur, Shreerampore, Shrirampur, Shrirampore) is a city and a municipality in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. It is a town on the right bank of the Hoogly River.

Serampore ferry wharf
Serampore ferry wharf
Map of the state of West Bengal, India
Map of the state of West Bengal, India
Map of West Bengal showing Serampore
Coordinates: 22°45′10″N 88°20′32″E / 22.75278°N 88.34222°E / 22.75278; 88.34222Coordinates: 22°45′10″N 88°20′32″E / 22.75278°N 88.34222°E / 22.75278; 88.34222
StateWest Bengal
 • Total11.86 km2 (4.58 sq mi)
Elevation16 m (52 ft)
 • Total583,339
 • Density49,000/km2 (130,000/sq mi)
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
7122xx [712201[4] to 712208 & 712223(City Proper)]
Distance24 km (15 mi) to Kolkata

Serampore was a colony of Denmark (what is known as Danish India) under the name Frederiksnagore from 1755 to 1845, when it became a British colony.


In the 2011 census,the population of Serampore was of 183,339 personas, of which 94,514 (52%) were male and 88,825 (%) were female; 12,817 (7%) were under 6 years of age. Those that could read and write were 153,460 (8%): 81,592 men (86% of men) and 71,868 women (81% of women).[3]


  • Serampore College Archived 2016-09-19 at the Wayback Machine
  • Serampore Textile Engineering College
  • Suro Bharati Sangeet Kala Kendra (All India Board of music and fine arts Education)
  • Serampore Girls' College


  1. Government of West Bengal. "JNNURM, Serampore Municipality". Archived from the original on 2013-05-27. Retrieved 2013-03-11.
  2. Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. "Shrirampur, India Page". Retrieved 2013-03-11.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Census of India. "Census of India; Provisional Population Totals Paper 2 of 2011 : India (Vol II), Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-03-11.
  4. India Post. "Pincode search - Serampore". Retrieved 2013-03-11.[permanent dead link]

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