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Kankuria is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°39′29″N 87°58′46″E / 24.658°N 87.97943°E / 24.658; 87.97943Coordinates: 24°39′29″N 87°58′46″E / 24.658°N 87.97943°E / 24.658; 87.97943
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Population (2001)
 • Total 27,372
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency Samserganj

Kankuria is a census town in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kankuria had a population of 27,372. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kankuria has an average literacy rate of 31%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 39%, and female literacy is 23%. In Kankuria, 23% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "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.