Noapara, India

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Noapara
নোয়াপাড়া
Neighbourhoods in Kolkata
Noapara is located in Kolkata
Noapara
Noapara
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°49′20″N 88°22′11″E / 22.8222320°N 88.3695924°E / 22.8222320; 88.3695924Coordinates: 22°49′20″N 88°22′11″E / 22.8222320°N 88.3695924°E / 22.8222320; 88.3695924
Country  India
State West Bengal
City Kolkata
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,819
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 743201, 743221
Telephone code 91 3216
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Barrackpore
Vidhan Sabha constituency Noapara
Website wb.gov.in

Noapara is a town with a police station in Barrackpore I CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision of Kolkata city in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Noapara is located at 22°49′20″N 88°22′11″E / 22.8222320°N 88.3695924°E / 22.8222320; 88.3695924.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Noapara had a total population of 10,819, of which 5,524 (51%) were males and 5,295 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,013. The total number of literates in Noapara was 8,251 (84.14% of the population over 6 years).[1]

Noapara has a population of 5,692.[2]

Healthcare[edit]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[3]

Transportation[edit]

It is a neighbourhood of the city of Kolkata and recently got a Kolkata Metro station named as the Noapara metro station and it is also the largest among all the Metro Railways Station operated by the Kolkata Metro Railways opened up on 10 July 2013 with limited facilities.[4] 34C and M34 bus services are also available at Noapara.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "CENSUS DATA District Name :NORTH 24 PARGANAS(11) Block Name :Barrackpur - I(0008)". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  3. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24. 
  4. ^ Gupta, Jayanta (21 November 2012). "March 2013 date for Noapara Metro". Times of India. Retrieved 30 May 2013.