Charka, Jangipur

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Charka
চরকা
Town
Charka is located in West Bengal
Charka
Charka
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°27′N 88°05′E / 24.45°N 88.09°E / 24.45; 88.09Coordinates: 24°27′N 88°05′E / 24.45°N 88.09°E / 24.45; 88.09
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,878
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jangipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jangipur

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

Geography[edit]

Charka is located at 24°27′N 88°05′E / 24.45°N 88.09°E / 24.45; 88.09.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Charka had a population of 5878. Males constitute 45% of the population and females 55%. Charka has an average literacy rate of 41%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 50% and female literacy of 35%. 20% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Charka". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  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.