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Suburb of Asansol
Jemari is located in West Bengal
Jemari is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°47′50″N 86°52′51″E / 23.797261°N 86.880873°E / 23.797261; 86.880873Coordinates: 23°47′50″N 86°52′51″E / 23.797261°N 86.880873°E / 23.797261; 86.880873
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Barddhaman
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,865
Demonym(s) Asansolians / Asansolites/ Asansolbashi
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Asansol
Vidhan Sabha constituency Barabani

Jemari is a suburb of Asansol, under Salanpur police station [1] of Barddhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Jemari is located at 23°47′50″N 86°52′51″E / 23.797261°N 86.880873°E / 23.797261; 86.880873.

Asansol is composed of undulating latterite soil. This area lies between two mighty rivers – the Damodar and the Ajay. They flow almost parallel to each other in the region – the average distance between the two rivers is around 30 km. For ages the area was heavily forested and infested with plunderers and marauders. The discovery of coal led to industrialisation of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.[2] At the western fringe of the area the Barakar forms the boundary with Jharkhand.


As of 2001 India census,[3] Jemari had a population of 3,865. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Jemari has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 41%. In Jemari, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Jemari has one primary school.[4]


  1. ^ District-wise list of stautory towns
  2. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, Bardhaman Jelar Itihas O Lok Sanskriti (History and Folk lore of Bardhaman District.), (Bengali), Vol I, pp 14-15, Radical Impression. ISBN 81-85459-36-3
  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. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003