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Census Town
Kanaipur is located in West Bengal
Kanaipur is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°41′22″N 88°19′52″E / 22.689482°N 88.331117°E / 22.689482; 88.331117Coordinates: 22°41′22″N 88°19′52″E / 22.689482°N 88.331117°E / 22.689482; 88.331117
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Population (2011)
 • Total 26,814
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Kanaipur is a census town in Sreerampur Uttarpara CD Block in Srirampore subdivision of Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is under Uttarpara police station.[1]


Kanaipur is located at maps 22°41′22″N 88°19′52″E / 22.689482°N 88.331117°E / 22.689482; 88.331117


As per 2011 Census of India, Kanaipur had a total population of 26,814 of which 13,914 (52%) were males and 12,900 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 2,592. The total number of literates in Kanaipur was 21,691 (89.55% of the population over 6 years).[2]

The following Municipalities and Census Towns in Hooghly district were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census: Bansberia (M), Hugli-Chinsurah (M), Bara Khejuria (Out Growth), Shankhanagar (CT), Amodghata (CT), Chak Bansberia (CT), Naldanga (CT), Kodalia (CT), Kulihanda (CT), Simla (CT), Dharmapur (CT), Bhadreswar (M), Champdani (M), Chandannagar (M Corp.), Baidyabati (M), Serampore (M), Rishra (M), Rishra (CT), Bamunari (CT), Dakshin Rajyadharpur (CT), Nabagram Colony (CT), Konnagar (M), Uttarpara Kotrung (M), Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni) (CT), Kanaipur (CT) and Keota (CT).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Kanaipur had a population of 6,298. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kanaipur has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 79%. In Kanaipur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2009-04-25. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  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 13 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  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.