Jhorhat

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Jhorhat
জ়োড়হাট
Census Town
Jhorhat is located in West Bengal
Jhorhat
Jhorhat
Jhorhat is located in India
Jhorhat
Jhorhat
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°34′N 88°14′E / 22.57°N 88.24°E / 22.57; 88.24Coordinates: 22°34′N 88°14′E / 22.57°N 88.24°E / 22.57; 88.24
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,940
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Howrah
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sankrail
Website howrah.gov.in

Jhorhat is a census town in Sankrail CD Block under Sankrail police station in Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]

Geography[edit]

Jhorhat is located at 22°34′N 88°14′E / 22.57°N 88.24°E / 22.57; 88.24.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Jhorhat had a total population of 16,940 of which 8,655 (51%) were males and 8,285 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,444. The total number of literates in Jhorhat was 13,713 (88.49 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

Jhorhat was part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census.[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Jhorhat had a population of 16,123. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Jhorhat has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 69%. In Jhorhat, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2009-04-25. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Jhorhat". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  3. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  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.