Saltora

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Saltora
শালতোড়া
Village
Saltora is located in West Bengal
Saltora
Saltora
Saltora is located in India
Saltora
Saltora
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°31′59.9″N 86°55′59.9″E / 23.533306°N 86.933306°E / 23.533306; 86.933306Coordinates: 23°31′59.9″N 86°55′59.9″E / 23.533306°N 86.933306°E / 23.533306; 86.933306
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,966
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 722158 (Saltora)
Telephone/STD code 03241
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura
Vidhan Sabha constituency Saltora
Website bankura.gov.in

Saltora is a village, with a police station, in Saltora CD Block in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Geography[edit]

The Main Bankura Upland is characterised by undulating terrain with many hills and ridges. The area is having a gradual descent from the Chota Nagpur Plateau.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Saltora had a total population of 3,966 of which 2,037 (51%) were males and 1,929 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 400. The total number of literates in Saltora was 2,602 (79.27% of the population over 6 years).[2]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Saltora CD Block are located at Saltora.[3]

Police station[edit]

Saltora police station has jurisdiction over Saltora CD Block. The area covered is 312.62 km2 and the population covered is 134,717.[4][5]

Transport[edit]

State Highway 8 (West Bengal) running from Santaldih (in Purulia district) to Majhdia (in Nadia district) passes through Saltora.[6]

Healthcare[edit]

Saltora Block Public Health Centre functions as the central facility in Saltora CD Block, with three Public Health Centres at Ituri, Gogra and Kastora and 23 subcentres.[7]

External links[edit]

Biharinath travel guide from Wikivoyage

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook Bankura" (PDF). pages 13-17. Directorate of Census Operations West Bengal. Retrieved 8 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook: Bankura" (PDF). Map of Bankura with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Saltora PS". Bankura District Police. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Status of Health and FW Services in Bankura District". Chief Medical Officer of Health, Bankura. Retrieved 11 December 2016.