Manikpur, West Bengal

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Census Town
Manikpur is located in West Bengal
Manikpur is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°28′N 88°02′E / 22.47°N 88.03°E / 22.47; 88.03Coordinates: 22°28′N 88°02′E / 22.47°N 88.03°E / 22.47; 88.03
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Population (2011)
 • Total 19,804
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Howrah
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sankrail

Manikpur is a census town in Sankrail CD Block under Sankrail police station in Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]


Manikpur is located at 22°28′N 88°02′E / 22.47°N 88.03°E / 22.47; 88.03.[2]


As per 2011 Census of India Manikpur had a total population of 19,804 of which 10,392 (52%) were males and 9,412 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 2,253. The total number of literates in Manikpur was 13,378 (76.22 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

Manikpur was part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census.[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Manikpur had a population of 19,125. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Manikpur has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 54%. In Manikpur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps of Manikpur". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  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 11 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "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.