Chachanda

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Chachanda
চাচান্দা
town
Chachanda is located in West Bengal
Chachanda
Chachanda
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°38′N 88°00′E / 24.64°N 88.00°E / 24.64; 88.00Coordinates: 24°38′N 88°00′E / 24.64°N 88.00°E / 24.64; 88.00
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,300
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 742224
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency Samserganj

Chachanda is a census town in Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Geography[edit]

Chachanda is located at 24°38′N 88°00′E / 24.64°N 88.00°E / 24.64; 88.00.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Chachanda had a population of 10,300. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Chachanda has an average literacy rate of 35%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 44% and female literacy of 26%. 23% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

There are three educational institutions in Chachanda,one High School (C.B.J.High School), one Primary School and one Primary Madrasa.The high school was initially for classes V to X, but now it's been upgraded to class XII (Arts). It not only serves the educational need of Chachanda but many other adjoining areas also.

Transportation[edit]

Chachanda is well connected by road and rail. NH 34 and Azimganj-Barharwa railway line pass by Chachanda. It is 67 km away from district town Berhampore and 233 km from Kolkata.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Chachanda". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
  2. ^ "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.