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Neighbourhood in Asansol
Belebathan is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°38′19″N 87°03′52″E / 23.638715°N 87.064426°E / 23.638715; 87.064426Coordinates: 23°38′19″N 87°03′52″E / 23.638715°N 87.064426°E / 23.638715; 87.064426
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Bardhaman
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,459
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Belebathan is a neighbourhood in Asansol and a census town in Raniganj CD Block and is served by Asansol North police station in Asansol Sadar subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district in the state of West Bengal, India.


Belebathan is located at 23°38′19″N 87°03′52″E / 23.638715°N 87.064426°E / 23.638715; 87.064426.

The Asansol region is composed of undulating latterite region. This area lies between two mighty rivers – the Damodar and the Ajay. They flow almost parallel to each other in the region – the average distance between the two rivers is around 30 km. For ages the area was heavily forested and infested with plunderers and marauders. The discovery of coal led to industrialisation of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.[1]


As per 2011 Census of India Belebathan had a total population of 4,459 of which 2,302 (52%) were males and 2,157 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 594. The total number of literates in Belebathan was 2,792 (72.24% of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Belebathan had a population of 4,292. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Belebathan has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; 66% of the literates are males and 34% are females. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Belebathan has two primary schools.[4]


  1. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, Bardhaman Jelar Itihas O Lok Sanskriti (History and Folk lore of Bardhaman District.), (Bengali), Vol I, pp 14-15, Radical Impression. ISBN 81-85459-36-3
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  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. 
  4. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003