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Census Town
Patulia is located in West Bengal
Patulia is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°43′26″N 88°23′49″E / 22.7238290°N 88.3970110°E / 22.7238290; 88.3970110Coordinates: 22°43′26″N 88°23′49″E / 22.7238290°N 88.3970110°E / 22.7238290; 88.3970110
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,979
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB

Patulia is a census town in Barrackpore II CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision[1] in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Khardaha police station serves this block.


Patulia is located at 22°43′26″N 88°23′49″E / 22.7238290°N 88.3970110°E / 22.7238290; 88.3970110.


As per 2011 Census of India Patulia had a total population of 16,979, of which 8,627 (51%) were males and 8,352 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,481. The total number of literates in Patulia was 13,739 (88.65 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Patulia had a population of 13,825. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Patulia has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84% and female literacy is 75%. In Patulia, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.


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


  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.