Aurangabad, West Bengal

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Aurangabad
ঔরঙ্গাবাদ
Town
Aurangabad is located in West Bengal
Aurangabad
Aurangabad
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°37′N 88°04′E / 24.61°N 88.06°E / 24.61; 88.06Coordinates: 24°37′N 88°04′E / 24.61°N 88.06°E / 24.61; 88.06
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Population (2001)
 • Total 32,134
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 742201
Lok Sabha constituency Jangipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Suti

Aurangabad is a census town in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is an urban unit in Suti — II community development bloc,[1] which is part of Jangipur subdivision of the district. The police station is Suti, which is the police station for Suti — I and Suti — II blocs.[2]

Currently, Aurangabad is assembly constituency No. 51 of West Bengal; later as recommendations of Delimitation Commission are implemented, this area will be part of new assembly constituency No. 57, Suti, which will contain the whole area under Suti — II bloc.

Geography[edit]

Aurangabad is located at 24°37′N 88°04′E / 24.61°N 88.06°E / 24.61; 88.06.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Aurangabad had a population of 32,134. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Aurangabad has an average literacy rate of 44%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 52%, and female literacy is 36%. In Aurangabad, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Dukhulal Nibaran Chandra College of Aurangabad is recognized by UGC.[5]

Industry[edit]

Aurangabad is noted for its Beedi industry.[6]

Healthcare[edit]

Aurangabad has a Primary Health Centre (PHC).[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population, Decadal Growth Rate, Density and General Sex Ratio by Residence and Sex, West Bengal/ District/ Sub District, 1991 and 2001". West Bengal. Directorate of census operations. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001, Final Population Totals, West Bengal, Rural Frame". West Bengal. Directorate of census operations. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Yahoo maps for Aurangabad, West Bengal". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "List of Colleges in West Bengal". University Grants Commission (India). Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  6. ^ "Tourism". Official website of Murshidabad district. Archived from the original on 17 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  7. ^ "Staff particulars of MO in the district of Murshidabad: Government Hospitals Details". Official website of Murshidabad district. Retrieved 2008-11-13.