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Census Town
Makardaha road (SH-15) at Salap
Makardaha road (SH-15) at Salap
Salap is located in West Bengal
Salap is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°16′E / 22.61°N 88.27°E / 22.61; 88.27Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°16′E / 22.61°N 88.27°E / 22.61; 88.27
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,171
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Sreerampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Domjur

Salap is a census town in Domjur (community development block) under Domjur police station in Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]


Salap is located at 22°37′N 88°16′E / 22.61°N 88.27°E / 22.61; 88.27.[2]


As per 2011 Census of India Salap had a total population of 15,171 of which 7,826 (52%) were males and 7,345 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,413. The total number of literates in Salap was 11,830 (85.99 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

Salap was part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census.[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Salap had a population of 11,759. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Salap has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 69%. In Salap, 11% 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. ^ "Yahoo maps of Salap". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  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. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "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.