Dhakuria, North 24 Parganas

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Census town
Dhakuria is located in West Bengal
Dhakuria is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°58′N 88°47′E / 22.96°N 88.79°E / 22.96; 88.79Coordinates: 22°58′N 88°47′E / 22.96°N 88.79°E / 22.96; 88.79
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas district
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,165
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Dhakuria is a census town in Gaighata (community development block) in Bangaon subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.


Dhakuria is located at 22°58′N 88°47′E / 22.96°N 88.79°E / 22.96; 88.79.[1] It is located in Gaighata community development block under Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district.[2] This town is part of Gaighata Police Station.[2]


As per 2011 Census of India Dhakuria had a total population of 10,165, of which 5,054 (50%) were males and 5,111 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 836. The total number of literates in Dhakuria was 7,849 (84.14% of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Dhakuria had a population of 8842. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dhakuria has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76% and, female literacy is 65%. In Dhakuria, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Dhakuria". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-15. 
  2. ^ a b "District Wise List of Statutory Towns( Municipal Corporation ,Municipality, Notified Area and Cantonment Board) , Census Towns and Outgrowths, West Bengal, 2001". West Bengal. Census of India. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2008-12-15. 
  3. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  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.