Amtala

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Amtala
আমতলা
Town
Amtala is located in West Bengal
Amtala
Amtala
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°13′N 88°10′E / 22.22°N 88.17°E / 22.22; 88.17Coordinates: 22°13′N 88°10′E / 22.22°N 88.17°E / 22.22; 88.17
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,236
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 743503/743398
Website s24pgs.gov.in

Amtala is a census town under Bishnupur police station of Alipore Sadar subdivision in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]

Geography[edit]

Amtala is located at 22°13′N 88°10′E / 22.22°N 88.17°E / 22.22; 88.17.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[3] Amtala had a population of 11236. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Amtala has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Educational Institutes[edit]

Amtala has many educational institutes in its vicinity,the major ones being a.K.E.Carmel School b.Amtala Udairampur pallisree sikshayatan School c.Amtala Nivedita Balika Vidyalaya. d.Bishnupur Shikha Sangha, being one of the oldest in the country. e.Gandhabaduli Aghore Kamini Institution d.Gabberia Chhatra bandhu bidyapith

Shoppings Malls[edit]

In Amtala there are several and numerous Shopping Stores and Malls are Present among them the two biggest shopping Malls are A. Baazar Kolkata and B.Imli's Baazar.

NGO's[edit]

Amtala has several upgrowings NGO, But among them the most Popular NGOs from Amtala are A. Sundarban Rural Development Training Centre (SRDTC) B. Pariwar Welfare Society C. Zonal Welfare Council (ZWC) .

Transport[edit]

Amtala is on the crossing of Diamond Harbour Road (National Highway 117) and Baruipur Road and is served by several buslines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India". District-wise list of stautory towns. Directorate of census operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  2. ^ "Amtala". wikimapia. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.