Salap

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Salap
সালাপ
town
Makardaha road (SH-15) at Salap
Makardaha road (SH-15) at Salap
Salap is located in West Bengal
Salap
Salap
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°16′E / 22.61°N 88.27°E / 22.61; 88.27Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°16′E / 22.61°N 88.27°E / 22.61; 88.27
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,759
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Sreerampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Domjur
Website howrah.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Salap is located at 22°37′N 88°16′E / 22.61°N 88.27°E / 22.61; 88.27.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Salap had a population of 11,759. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Salap has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 69%. In Salap, 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. ^ "Yahoo maps of Salap". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  3. ^ "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.