Jetia

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Jetia
জেটিয়া
Town
Jetia is located in West Bengal
Jetia
Jetia
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°54′36″N 88°26′46″E / 22.9099810°N 88.4460070°E / 22.9099810; 88.4460070Coordinates: 22°54′36″N 88°26′46″E / 22.9099810°N 88.4460070°E / 22.9099810; 88.4460070
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,510
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Jetia is a census town under Bijpur police station of Barrackpore subdivision.[1] in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Jetia is located at 22°54′36″N 88°26′46″E / 22.9099810°N 88.4460070°E / 22.9099810; 88.4460070.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Jetia had a population of 5510. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Jetia has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 88%, and female literacy is 82%. In Jetia, 7% of the population is under six years of age. Jetia has its own high school where many has become engineers and doctors. It has big playground where many people from other places come to play games. The place is 45 km away from Kolkata. The best time to visit Jetia is in winter because from 15 km away we can feel the nature so refreshingly and there are so many picnic spot is there to visit. Kalyani Govt. Engineering College is very near to Jetia.

Healthcare[edit]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns
  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. 
  3. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24.