Jafarpur

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Jafarpur
জাফরপুর
Census Town
Jafarpur is located in West Bengal
Jafarpur
Jafarpur
Jafarpur is located in India
Jafarpur
Jafarpur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°19′N 88°14′E / 22.32°N 88.23°E / 22.32; 88.23Coordinates: 22°19′N 88°14′E / 22.32°N 88.23°E / 22.32; 88.23
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 19,062
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Jafarpur is a census town in Barrackpore II CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Titagarh police station serves this block.[1]

Geography[edit]

Jafarpur is located at 22°19′N 88°14′E / 22.32°N 88.23°E / 22.32; 88.23. It has an average elevation of 2 metres (7 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Jafarpur had a total population of 19,062, of which 9,724 (51%) were males and 9,338 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,361. The total number of literates in Jaffarpur was 16,598 (93.77% of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Jafarpur had a population of 14,032. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jafarpur has an average literacy rate of 86%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 89%, and female literacy is 83%. In Jafarpur, 7% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Healthcare[edit]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived March 19, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.
  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 23 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24.