Domjur

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Domjur
ডোমজুড়
Town
Domjur
Amta road (SH-15) and Jagadishpur road junction
Domjur is located in West Bengal
Domjur
Domjur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°38′N 88°13′E / 22.64°N 88.22°E / 22.64; 88.22Coordinates: 22°38′N 88°13′E / 22.64°N 88.22°E / 22.64; 88.22
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,822
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Sreerampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Domjur, Jagatballavpur
Website howrah.gov.in

Domjur is a census town in Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Domjur is located at 22°38′N 88°13′E / 22.64°N 88.22°E / 22.64; 88.22.[1] It has an average elevation of 11 metres (36 feet). Full Name (see definition): Domjur . Primary Country Code : IN (India) . First-order administrative division code : 28 (West Bengal ) . Region Font Code : 5 (Asia/Pacific) . Unique Feature Identifier : 436809 . Unique Name Identifier : 558550 . Military Grid Reference System coordinates : 45QXF2539104275 . Joint Operations Graphic reference : NF45-07 . Feature Classification : P (Populated place type feature) . Feature Designation Code : PPL (populated place) . Populated Place Classification : No data . Second-order administrative division code : No data . Population Figures : No data . Elevations : No data . Secondary Country Code : No data . Name Type : V (Variant or alternate name) . Language Code : No data . Substitute for full name : No data . Descriptive part of the full name : No data .

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Domjur had a population of 16,822. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Domjur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73% and, female literacy is 65%. In Domjur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. Sastitala is the most biggest area of Domjur after 2005.

Transport[edit]

Domjur Road is 25.29 kilometres (15.71 mi) and Domjur is 26.23 kilometres (16.30 mi) from Howrah Station.[3] Domjur is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway railway system. Buses are also available from Domjur bus stop which is located near Domjur P.S . Buses like RT-63 and RT-16 travels from Domjur to Howrah. CTC buses like C-11 and other buses like K-11 travels from Domjur to Kolkata and vice versa.

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