Chandpur, Ghola

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Chandpur
Census Town
Chandpur is located in West Bengal
Chandpur
Chandpur
Chandpur is located in India
Chandpur
Chandpur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°40′48″N 88°26′38″E / 22.6800190°N 88.4438320°E / 22.6800190; 88.4438320Coordinates: 22°40′48″N 88°26′38″E / 22.6800190°N 88.4438320°E / 22.6800190; 88.4438320
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,930
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Chandpur (Bengali: চাঁদপুর) is a census town in Barrackpore II CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision[1] in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. Ghola police station serves this block.

Geography[edit]

Chandpur is located at 22°40′48″N 88°26′38″E / 22.6800190°N 88.4438320°E / 22.6800190; 88.4438320.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Chandpur had a total population of 10,930, of which 5,593 (51%) were males and 5,337 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,100. The total number of literates in Chandpur was 8,232 (83.74 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Chandpur had a population of 8843. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Chandpur has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 74% and female literacy of 61%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Healthcare[edit]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  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. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24.