Islampur, Uttar Dinajpur

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Islampur
ইসলামপুর, اسلامپور
Municipality Town
Islampur is located in West Bengal
Islampur
Islampur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°16′N 88°12′E / 26.27°N 88.20°E / 26.27; 88.20Coordinates: 26°16′N 88°12′E / 26.27°N 88.20°E / 26.27; 88.20
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
Founded by Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, Chief Minister of West Bengal.
Elevation 53 m (174 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 52,766
Languages
 • Official Bengali,Hindi,English & Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 733202
Telephone code 03526
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chopra, Islampur, Goalpokhar, Chakulia & Karandighi
Website uttardinajpur.nic.in

Islampur is a Municipality and headquarters of Islampur subdivision in Uttar Dinajpur District in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Islampur had a population of 3,08,518. Males constitute 51.54% of the population and females 48.48%. Islampur has an average literacy rate of 69%, lesser than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 59%, and female literacy is 40.99%. In Islampur, 18.7% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uttar Dinajpur Rail Network Map". Maps of India. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2015-03-27.