Gopalpur, Nadia

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Gopalpur
Census Town
Gopalpur is located in West Bengal
Gopalpur
Gopalpur
Gopalpur is located in India
Gopalpur
Gopalpur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°11′N 88°35′E / 23.18°N 88.58°E / 23.18; 88.58Coordinates: 23°11′N 88°35′E / 23.18°N 88.58°E / 23.18; 88.58
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,818
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 91 343
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Gopalpur is a census town in Ranaghat I CD Block in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[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 per the 2011 Census of India, Gopalpur had a total population of 7,818, of which 3,920 (50%) were males and 3,898 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 588. The total number of literates in Gopalpur was 6,650 (91.98% of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Gopalpur had a population of 6,480. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Gopalpur has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 77%. In Gopalpur, 9% 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 2009-04-25. 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.