Jagadanandapur

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Jagadanandapur
Census Town
Jagadanandapur is located in West Bengal
Jagadanandapur
Jagadanandapur
Location in West Bengal, India
Jagadanandapur is located in India
Jagadanandapur
Jagadanandapur
Jagadanandapur (India)
Coordinates: 23°43′N 88°17′E / 23.72°N 88.28°E / 23.72; 88.28Coordinates: 23°43′N 88°17′E / 23.72°N 88.28°E / 23.72; 88.28
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Population (2011)
 • Total 23,822
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Website nadia.nic.in

Jagadanandapur (Bengali: জগদানন্দপুর)is a census town in Nakashipara CD Block in Krishnanagar Sadar 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 Ichhamati. With these rivers getting silted up, floods are a recurring feature.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India, Jagadanadapur had a total population of 23,822, of which 12,098 (51%) were males and 11,724 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,879. The total number of literates in Jagadanandapur was 18,950 (86.36% of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Jagadanandapur had a population of 20,470. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Jagadanandapur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 71%. In Jagadanandapur, 10% 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.