Kharsarai

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Kharsarai
খারসরাই
Town
Kharsarai is located in West Bengal
Kharsarai
Kharsarai
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°44′42″N 88°14′51″E / 22.744947°N 88.247493°E / 22.744947; 88.247493Coordinates: 22°44′42″N 88°14′51″E / 22.744947°N 88.247493°E / 22.744947; 88.247493
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,850
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kharsarai is a census town in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is under Chanditala police station in Srirampore subdivision.[1]

Geography[edit]

Kharsarai is located at 22°44′42″N 88°14′51″E / 22.744947°N 88.247493°E / 22.744947; 88.247493

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kharsarai had a population of 5850. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kharsarai has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 62%. In Kharsarai, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.The occupation of most of the people of Kharsarai is related to weaving.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  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.