Krishnapur, West Bengal

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Census Town
Krishnapur is located in West Bengal
Krishnapur is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°40′N 88°16′E / 22.67°N 88.26°E / 22.67; 88.26Coordinates: 22°40′N 88°16′E / 22.67°N 88.26°E / 22.67; 88.26
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,205
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB

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


Krishnapur is located at 22°40′N 88°16′E / 22.67°N 88.26°E / 22.67; 88.26[2]


As per 2011 Census of India Krishnapur had a total population of 8,205 of which 4,115 (50%) were males and 4,090 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 809. The total number of literates in Krishnapur was 6,164 (83.34 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Krishnapur had a population of 6,676. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Krishnapur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 65%. In Krishnapur, 12% 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 July 21, 2011. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Krishnapur, India Page". Falling Rain Genomics. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  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 14 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.