South Dum Dum is the 110th most populous city in India with a total population of 4,03,316. South Dum Dum is a city in the North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal and the highest employment in the district is in Agriculture, Leather, Jute products, Rubber & Plastic products, Cotton Textiles, Readymade Garments, Engineering and other household industries. The district has 25% of the workforce employed in the Agricultural Sector, 71% in the Industrial Sector and the remaining 4% are Household workers. The major field crops produced are Rice, Jute, Oilseeds, Potato, Wheat. Apart from these, horticultural crops like Mango, Banana, Brinjal, Cucurbits etc. are also produced. South Dum Dum constitutes the northern fringe of Greater Kolkata. The best-known of the three cities is Dum Dum, founded in 1783. It was the headquarters of the Bengal artillery until 1853 and has an ammunition factory in which the Dumdum, an expanding bullet, was first made. South Dum Dum consists of localities like Nagerbazar, Bangur Avenue, Dum Dum Park, Lake Town, Paikpara.