Headquarters of this district is Alipore.
Geography of South 24 Parganas
South 24 Parganas is bordered by the districts of Midnapore, Howrah, Kolkata, and North 24 Parganas. The southern region is bounded by the Bay of Bengal. The district covers an area of 9,960 sq km. The population is around 6.9 million. Alipore is the headquarters.
Latitude of South 24 Parganas city : 20´20" North 22'06" South
Longitude of South 24 Parganas city : 88'20" East 88'60" West
Sub-Division in South 24 Parganas district
South 24 Parganas district comprises the 5 sub-division
Baruipur subdivision consists of 3 municipalities and 7 community development (CD) blocks: Bhangar–I, Bhangar–II, Jaynagar–I, Jaynagar–II, Baruipur, Kultali and Sonarpur.
Alipore Sadar subdivision consists of 3 municipalities and 5 community development blocks: Bishnupur–I, Bishnupur–II, Budge Budge–I, Budge Budge–II and Thakurpukur Maheshtala
Canning subdivision consists of 4 community development blocks: Basanti,Gosaba,Canning–I and Canning–II
Kakdwip subdivision consists of 4 community development blocks: Kakdwip, Namkhana, Patharpratima and Sagar.
Diamond Harbour subdivision consists of Diamond Harbour municipality and 9 community development (CD) blocks: Diamond Harbour–II, Diamond Harbour–I, Magrahat–I, Magrahat–II, Falta, Kulpi, Mandirbazar, Mathurapur–I and Mathurapur–II.
Railways Station in South 24 Parganas district
Diamond Harbour Railway Station
Sonarpur Junction Railway Station
Bus Stations in South 24 Parganas district
Alipore Bus Station
Bakkhali Bus Station
Tourist place in South 24 Parganas district
Engineering Colleges in South 24 Parganas district
Institute of Technology and Marine Engineering
Management Colleges in South 24 Parganas district
Advanced Institute of Modern Management & Technology
George College of Science & Management
Dream Institute of Technology
Colleges in South 24 Parganas district
Ramkrishna Mission Residential College
Budge Budge College
Dhrubochand Haldar College
Saheed Anurup Chandra Mahavidyalaya
Dinabandhu Andrews College
Gourmohan Sachin Mondal Mahavidyalaya
K. K. Dos College
Bankim Sardar College
Industries in South 24 Parganas district
Bharat Margarine Ltd.
Bhartia Steel Ltd
Dabur India Ltd.
Gountermann Pieper Ltd.
IFB Agro Industries Ltd.
IFB Industries Ltd.
Micro Accessories Ltd.
Bala Techno Synthetics Ltd.
David Brown Greaves Ltd.
Duropolyprene Pvt. Ltd
Tega India Ltd
Tayo Matsya Super Feed Pvt. Ltd.
Oscar Equipments Ltd.
Reliable Roto Moulders Pvt. Ltd.
Rock Pet Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.
Srei International Ltd.
Major Crops South 24 Parganas district
Main crops of the region include rice, chilies, coconuts, and potatoes.