Gopinathpur, West Bengal

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Census Town
Gopinathpur is located in West Bengal
Gopinathpur is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°13′N 88°09′E / 23.22°N 88.15°E / 23.22; 88.15Coordinates: 23°13′N 88°09′E / 23.22°N 88.15°E / 23.22; 88.15
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Bardhaman
Elevation 17 m (56 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,688
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB

Gopinathpur is a census town in Purbasthali I CD Block in Kalna subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Gopinathpur is located at 22°48′56″N 88°03′10″E / 22.8156°N 88.0528°E / 22.8156; 88.0528.[1] It has an average elevation of 17 metres (55 feet).

Gopinathpur is located on the agriculturally rich alluvial plains between the Bhagirathi, Ajay and Damodar rivers.[2] Temperatures in this region varies from 17-18 °C in winter to 30-32 °C in summer.[3]


As per the 2011 Census of India Gopinathpur had a total population of 4,688, of which 2,498 (53%) were males and 2,190 (47%) were females. Population below 6 years was 398. The total number of literates in Gopinathpur was 3,616 (84.29% of the population over 6 years).[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Gopinathpur had a population of 4,983. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Gopinathpur has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 62%. In Gopinathpur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Gopinathpur has two primary schools.[6]


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Gopinathpur
  2. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, Bardhaman Jelar Itihas O Lok Sanskriti (History and Folk lore of Bardhaman District.), (Bengali) , Vol I, p. 15, Radical Impression. ISBN 81-85459-36-3
  3. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, p. 19
  4. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003