Hooghly region is one of the regions of the West Bengal in India. It can be spelt Hoogli or Hugli. The region is named after the Hooghly River. The home office of the region are at Hooghly-Chinsura Chuchura. There are four subdivisions: Chinsura Sadar, Serampore, Chandannagar, and Arambag. The area of Hooghly got its name from the town of Hooghly on the west bank of the Hooghly River around 40 km north of Kolkata. This town was a waterway port in the fifteenth century. The location has a large number of long stretches of rich legacy as the immense Bengali kingdom of Bhurshut. The primary European to achieve this region was the Portuguese mariner Vasco da Gama.
In 1536 Portuguese dealers acquired an allow from Sultan Mahmud Shah to exchange this territory. In those days the Hooghly River was the primary course for transportation and Hooghly filled in as an astounding exchanging port. The location is a totally level land with no place having in excess of a height of 200 meters. The River Hooghly fringes it toward the east. Another significant waterway is 'Damodar'. Hooghly is a standout amongst the most financially created regions in West Bengal. It is the principle jute development, jute industry, and jute exchange center point in the state.