Cooper's Camp

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Cooper's Camp
কুপার্স ক্যাম্প
Town
Cooper's Camp is located in West Bengal
Cooper's Camp
Cooper's Camp
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°10′N 88°35′E / 23.16°N 88.58°E / 23.16; 88.58Coordinates: 23°10′N 88°35′E / 23.16°N 88.58°E / 23.16; 88.58
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Population (2011)
 • Total 23,119
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Cooper's Camp is a town and a notified area in Nadia district under Ranaghat police station of Ranaghat subdivision 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 Ichhamati. With these rivers getting silted up, floods are a recurring feature.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India, Cooper's Camp had a total population of 23,119, of which 11, 670 (50%) were males and 11,449 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,980. The total number of literates in Cooper’s Camp was 18,220 (86.19% of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Cooper's Camp had a population of 17,755. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Cooper's Camp has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73% and, female literacy is 58%. In Cooper's Camp, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.In the year 1997 it became a notified area with 12 wards.

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 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  2. ^ Gangopadhyay, Basudev, Paschimbanga Parichay, 2001, (in Bengali), p. 70, Sishu Sahitya Sansad
  3. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "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.