Uttarpara is a small town of Hooghly District, West Bengal, India. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. It is a town of historical importance.
Uttarpara is home to some of the biggest industrial setups in the state. It has the Shaw Wallace Distilliery, Shalimar Wire Products, Hindustan Motors which is the only vehicle plant in West Bengal which manufactures the car Ambassador. Uttarpara Kotrung is the municipality. Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality was established in 1853, much before the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (1876).