Baharu

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Baharu
Census Town
Baharu is located in West Bengal
Baharu
Baharu
Location in West Bengal
Baharu is located in India
Baharu
Baharu
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°12′14″N 88°25′42″E / 22.2040°N 88.4283°E / 22.2040; 88.4283Coordinates: 22°12′14″N 88°25′42″E / 22.2040°N 88.4283°E / 22.2040; 88.4283
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD BlockJaynagar I
Area
 • Total4.71 km2 (1.82 sq mi)
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total16,155
 • Density3,400/km2 (8,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
743372
Telephone code+91 3218
Vehicle registrationWB-01 to WB-10, WB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituencyJaynagar (SC)
Vidhan Sabha constituencyJaynagar (SC)
Websitewww.s24pgs.gov.in

Baharu is a census town under Jaynagar police station of Jaynagar I CD Block in Baruipur subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal. It is a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration.[1]

Geography[edit]

Baharu is located at 22°12′14″N 88°25′42″E / 22.2040°N 88.4283°E / 22.2040; 88.4283. It has an average elevation of 8 metres (26 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India, Baharu had a total population of 16,155.

Transport[edit]

Baharu is well connected by railway and roadway. Baharu railway station connects the town with Sealdah railway station by Sealdah–Namkhana line which connects the metropolis of Kolkata with the rest of India. Bus service is available towards Kolkata through SH 1.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India". District-wise list of stautory towns. Directorate of census operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 9 August 2007. Retrieved 2 September 2007.