Kalaikunda

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Kalaikunda
Census town
Kalaikunda is located in West Bengal
Kalaikunda
Kalaikunda
Kalaikunda is located in India
Kalaikunda
Kalaikunda
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°20′32.6″N 87°13′35.4″E / 22.342389°N 87.226500°E / 22.342389; 87.226500Coordinates: 22°20′32.6″N 87°13′35.4″E / 22.342389°N 87.226500°E / 22.342389; 87.226500
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,344
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Medinipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kharagpur
Website paschimmedinipur.gov.in

Kalaikunda is a census town, in Kharagpur I CD Block in Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Kalaikunda had a total population of 9,344 of which 5,196 (56%) were males and 4,148 (44%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,202. The total number of literates in Kalaikunda was 6,973 (74.63% of the population over 6 years).[1]

Transport[edit]

Kalaikunda is a station on the Kharagpur-Tatanagar line of South Eastern Railway.[2]

Air Force Station[edit]

Kalaikunda Air Force Station is an Indian Air Force base. It was built by the British during World War II.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 13 January 2007. 
  2. ^ "58021 Kharagpur-Tatanagar Passenger". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 15 January 2017.