Kotulpur

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Kotulpur
কোতুলপুর
Census Town
Kotulpur is located in West Bengal
Kotulpur
Kotulpur
Kotulpur is located in India
Kotulpur
Kotulpur
Location in West Bengal, India 23°00'45.0"N 87°35'37.0"E
Coordinates: 23°00′45.0″N 87°35′37.0″E / 23.012500°N 87.593611°E / 23.012500; 87.593611Coordinates: 23°00′45.0″N 87°35′37.0″E / 23.012500°N 87.593611°E / 23.012500; 87.593611
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,483
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 722141 (Kotulpur)
Telephone/STD code 03451
Lok Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Katulpur
Website bankura.gov.in

Kotulpur is a census town, with a police station, in Kotulpur CD Block in Bishnupur subdivision of Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Etymology[edit]

Kotlu Khan of Garh Mandaran, then capital of the local kingdom, was killed in a war, in the Mughal era. Kotulpur was named after him.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Kotulpur had a total population of 8,483 of which 4,280 (50%) were males and 4,203 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 759. The total number of literates in Kotulpur was 6,653 (86.13% of the population over 6 years).[2]

Police station[edit]

Kotulpur police station has jurisdiction over Kotulpur CD Block. The area covered is 250.50 km2 with a population of 167,547.[3][1]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Kotulpur CD Block are located at Kotulpur.[4]

Transport[edit]

State Highway 2 (West Bengal) running from Bankura to Malancha (in North 24 Parganas district) passes through Kotulpur.[5]

Healthcare[edit]

Kotulpur Rural Hospital functions as the central facility in Kotulpur CD Block, with six Public Health Centres at Lawgram, Mirjapur, Sihar, Deshra, Lego and Gopinathpur and 31 subcentres.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kotulpur PS". Bankura District Police. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook: Bankura" (PDF). Map of Bankura with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Status of Health and FW Services in Bankura District". Chief Medical Officer of Health, Bankura. Retrieved 11 December 2016.