North Dumdum

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North Dumdum
উত্তর দমদম
City
North Dumdum is located in West Bengal
North Dumdum
North Dumdum
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°39′07″N 88°25′09″E / 22.6520800°N 88.4190700°E / 22.6520800; 88.4190700Coordinates: 22°39′07″N 88°25′09″E / 22.6520800°N 88.4190700°E / 22.6520800; 88.4190700
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Government
 • Municipality Chairman Sachindra M Sarkar [1]
Population (2001)
 • Total 220,032
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 91 33
Lok Sabha constituency Dum Dum
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dum Dum Uttar
Website north24parganas.nic.in

North Dumdum is a city and a municipality in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

North Dum Dum is located at 22°39′07″N 88°25′09″E / 22.6520800°N 88.4190700°E / 22.6520800; 88.4190700.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] North Dumdum had a population of 220,032. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. North Dumdum has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 79%. In North Dumdum, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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