Nokpul

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Nokpul
নোকপুল
Census town
Nokpul is located in West Bengal
Nokpul
Nokpul
Nokpul is located in India
Nokpul
Nokpul
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°50′N 88°38′E / 22.83°N 88.63°E / 22.83; 88.63Coordinates: 22°50′N 88°38′E / 22.83°N 88.63°E / 22.83; 88.63
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,737
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Nokpul is a census town in Habra I CD Block in Barasat sadar subdivision[1] in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.Habra police station serves this town.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Nokpul had a total population of 7,737, of which 4,030 (52%) were males and 3,707 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 671. The total number of literates in Nokpul was 6,047 (85.58 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Nokpul had a population of 6647. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Nokpul has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 77%. In Nokpul, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Healthcare[edit]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "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.