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Census Town
Sahapur is located in West Bengal
Sahapur is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°31′N 88°10′E / 22.52°N 88.17°E / 22.52; 88.17Coordinates: 22°31′N 88°10′E / 22.52°N 88.17°E / 22.52; 88.17
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,022
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Howrah
Vidhan Sabha constituency Panchla

Sahapur is a census town in Panchla CD Block under Panchla police station in Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]


Sahapur is located at 22°31′N 88°10′E / 22.52°N 88.17°E / 22.52; 88.17.[2] It has an average elevation of 6 metres (19 feet). Sahapur is also a small village at bankura district of west Bengal under onda police station and shantore panchyat.


As per 2011 Census of India Shahpur had a total population of 9,022 of which 4,675 (52%) were males and 4,347 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 3,528. The total number of literates in Shahpur was 6,247 (78.96 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Sahapur had a population of 7,533. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Sahapur has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 60%. In Sahapur, 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. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sahapur
  3. ^ "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. 
  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.