Parasia

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Parasia
পারাসিয়া
Census Town
Parasia is located in West Bengal
Parasia
Parasia
Parasia is located in India
Parasia
Parasia
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°39′N 87°10′E / 23.65°N 87.16°E / 23.65; 87.16Coordinates: 23°39′N 87°10′E / 23.65°N 87.16°E / 23.65; 87.16
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Bardhaman
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,894
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Parasia is a census town in Jamuria CD Block and is served by Jamuria police station in Asansol Sadar subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Parasia is at 23°39′N 87°10′E / 23.65°N 87.16°E / 23.65; 87.16.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Parasia had a total population of 8,894 of which 4,794 (54%) were males and 4,100 (46%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,194. The total number of literates in Parasia was 5,146 (66.83% of the population over 6 years).[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Parasia had a population of 8684. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Parasia has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 42%. In Parasia, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

Collieries in the Kunustoria Area of Eastern Coalfields are: Amritnagar, Amrasota, Mahabir, North Searsole, Kunustoria, Banshra, Topsi, Belbaid, Parasea 6&7, Parasea, Banshra OCP and Parasea OCP.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "Coalmining impact on the Environment" (PDF). Chapter V: Table 5.2. shodganga.infibnet. Retrieved 21 February 2017.