Char Maijdia

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Char Maijdia
city
Char Maijdia is located in West Bengal
Char Maijdia
Char Maijdia
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°13′N 88°13′E / 23.21°N 88.22°E / 23.21; 88.22Coordinates: 23°13′N 88°13′E / 23.21°N 88.22°E / 23.21; 88.22
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,003
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Char Maijdia (Bengali: চর মাইজদিয়া) is a census town under Nabadwip police station of Krishnanagar subdivision in Nadia district in the state of West Bengal, India.[1]

Geography[edit]

Nadia district is mostly alluvial plains lying to the east of Hooghly River, locally known as Bhagirathi. The alluvial plains are cut across by such distributaries as Jalangi, Churni, and Ichamati River With these rivers getting silted up, floods are a recurring feature.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Char Maijdia had a population of 5003. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Char Maijdia has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 79% and female literacy of 63%. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Wise List of Statutory Towns". Census of India 2001, Urban Frame. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  2. ^ Gangopadhyay, Basudev, Paschimbanga Parichay, 2001, (Bengali), p. 70, Sishu Sahitya Sansad
  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.