Baranagar

Baranagar

Baranagar (/ˈbɑːrnɑːɡɑːr/[20][21][a] BAR-a-na-gar, .mw-parser-output .IPA-label-small{font-size:85%}.mw-parser-output .references .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .infobox .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .navbox .IPA-label-small{font-size:100%}Bengali: [ˈbɔraɦˌnɔɡor] ⓘ[22][21][b]) is a city and a municipality in the Kolkata Metropolitan Region in North 24 Parganas district of the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA).[23] Baranagar is the fifth most densely populated city proper in the world.[9][10] It is home to the Indian Statistical Institute, an institution of national importance devoted to the research, teaching and application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences.[24] Baranagar Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama High School is one of the oldest and most renowned schools in Baranagar and North Kolkata.[25][26]