Dharmapur, West Bengal

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Dharmapur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°53′N 88°23′E / 22.88°N 88.39°E / 22.88; 88.39Coordinates: 22°53′N 88°23′E / 22.88°N 88.39°E / 22.88; 88.39
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,384
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Dharmapur is a census town in Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is under Chinsurah police station in Chinsurah subdivision.[1]


Dharmapur is located at 22°53′N 88°23′E / 22.88°N 88.39°E / 22.88; 88.39.[2]


As of 2001 India census,[3] Dharmapur had a population of 5384. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dharmapur has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76% and, female literacy is 65%. In Dharmapur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Dharmapur". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  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.