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Census Town
Panchpara is located in West Bengal
Panchpara is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°33′59″N 88°15′38″E / 22.56635°N 88.26048°E / 22.56635; 88.26048Coordinates: 22°33′59″N 88°15′38″E / 22.56635°N 88.26048°E / 22.56635; 88.26048
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Population (2011)
 • Total 19,283
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Howrah
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sankrail

Panchpara 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]


Panchpara is located at 22°33′59″N 88°15′38″E / 22.56635°N 88.26048°E / 22.56635; 88.26048


As per 2011 Census of India Panchpara had a total population of 19,283 of which 9,976 (52%) were males and 9,307 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 2,415. The total number of literates in Panchpara was 14,127 (83.75% of the population over 6 years).[2]

Panchpara was part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census.[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Panchpara had a population of 15,078. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Panchpara has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 67%. In Panchpara, 14% 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. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  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.