Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni)

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Raghunathpur
রঘুনাথপুর
Census Town
Raghunathpur is located in West Bengal
Raghunathpur
Raghunathpur
Raghunathpur is located in India
Raghunathpur
Raghunathpur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°39′51″N 88°20′24″E / 22.664129°N 88.339867°E / 22.664129; 88.339867Coordinates: 22°39′51″N 88°20′24″E / 22.664129°N 88.339867°E / 22.664129; 88.339867
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hugli
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,650
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Raghunathpur is a census town in Sreerampur Uttarpara CD Block in Hugli district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is under Dankuni police station in Srirampore subdivision.[1]

Geography[edit]

Raghunathpur is located at 22°39′51″N 88°20′24″E / 22.664129°N 88.339867°E / 22.664129; 88.339867

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India, Raghunathpur had a total population of 9,650 of which 4,903 (51%) were males and 4,747 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 895. The total number of literates in Raghunathpur was 7,356 (84.02% of the population over 6 years). [2]

The following Municipalities and Census Towns in Hooghly district were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census: Bansberia (M), Hugli-Chinsurah (M), Bara Khejuria (Out Growth), Shankhanagar (CT), Amodghata (CT), Chak Bansberia (CT), Naldanga (CT), Kodalia (CT), Kulihanda (CT), Simla (CT), Dharmapur (CT), Bhadreswar (M), Champdani (M), Chandannagar (M Corp.), Baidyabati (M), Serampore (M), Rishra (M), Rishra (CT), Bamunari (CT), Dakshin Rajyadharpur (CT), Nabagram Colony (CT), Konnagar (M), Uttarpara Kotrung (M), Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni) (CT), Kanaipur (CT) and Keota (CT).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni) had a population of 7,996. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni) has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 66%. In Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni), 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  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 13 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 16 June 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.