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Census Town
Parasia is located in West Bengal
Parasia is located in India
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
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB

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.


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


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.


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]


  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.