Nasra, Ranaghat

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Nasra
নাসড়া
Census Town
Nasra is located in West Bengal
Nasra
Nasra
Nasra is located in India
Nasra
Nasra
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°11′N 88°35′E / 23.18°N 88.58°E / 23.18; 88.58Coordinates: 23°11′N 88°35′E / 23.18°N 88.58°E / 23.18; 88.58
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,707
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Nasra is a census town in Ranaghat II CD Block in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]

Geography[edit]

Nadia district is mostly alluvial plains lying to the east of Hooghly River, locally known as Bhagirathi. The alluvial plains are cut across by such distributaries as Jalangi, Churni and Ichhamati. With these rivers getting silted up, floods are a recurring feature.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India, Nasra had a total population of 10,707, of which 5,399 (50%) were males and 5,308 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 847. The total number of literates in Nasra was 8,745 (88.69% of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Nasra had a population of 10,560. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Nasra has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 72%. In Nasra, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Wise List of Statutory Towns". Census of India 2001, Urban Frame. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  2. ^ Gangopadhyay, Basudev, Paschimbanga Parichay, 2001, (in Bengali), p. 73, Sishu Sahitya Sansad
  3. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 May 2017. 
  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.