Dhaniakhali

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Dhaniakhali
Village
Dhaniakhali is located in West Bengal
Dhaniakhali
Dhaniakhali
Dhaniakhali is located in India
Dhaniakhali
Dhaniakhali
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°58′1″N 88°5′26″E / 22.96694°N 88.09056°E / 22.96694; 88.09056Coordinates: 22°58′1″N 88°5′26″E / 22.96694°N 88.09056°E / 22.96694; 88.09056
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Government
 • Type Panchayati raj (India)
 • Body Gram panchayat
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,738
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Dhaniakhali is a village in Dhaniakhali CD Block in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is under Dhaniakhali police station in Chinsurah subdivision. The place has lent its name to the popular Dhaniakhali Sari.

Geography[edit]

Dhaniakhali, the eponymous CD Block headquarters, is located at 22°58′1″N 88°5′26″E / 22.96694°N 88.09056°E / 22.96694; 88.09056.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Dhaniakhali had a total population of 3,738 of which 1,755 (47%) were males and 1,983 (53%) were females. Population below 6 years was 302. The total number of literates in Dhaniakhali was 2,744 (80.73% of the population over 6 years).[2] This place also bears great significance as it is the birth place of great scholar Mr. Indranil Adhya.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dhaniakhali P.S". Hooghly district. Wikimapia. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  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 10 June 2016.