Podara

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Podara
পোদারা
Town
Podara or Podrah village at Andul road
Podara or Podrah village at Andul road
Podara is located in West Bengal
Podara
Podara
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°33′34″N 88°16′17″E / 22.55958°N 88.27143°E / 22.55958; 88.27143Coordinates: 22°33′34″N 88°16′17″E / 22.55958°N 88.27143°E / 22.55958; 88.27143
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,806
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 711109
Lok Sabha constituency Howrah
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sankrail
Website howrah.gov.in

Podara is a census town under Sankrail police station in Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Podara had a population of 16,806. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Podara has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 73%. In Podara, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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.