Santoshpur, Uluberia

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Census Town
Santoshpur is located in West Bengal
Santoshpur is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°30′N 88°10′E / 22.50°N 88.17°E / 22.50; 88.17Coordinates: 22°30′N 88°10′E / 22.50°N 88.17°E / 22.50; 88.17
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,695
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Uluberia
Vidhan Sabha constituency Uluberia Uttar

Santoshpur is a census town in Uluberia II CD Block under Uluberia police station in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Santoshpur is located at 22°30′N 88°10′E / 22.50°N 88.17°E / 22.50; 88.17.[1]


As per 2011 Census of India Santoshpur had a total population of 7,695 of which 3,879 (50%) were males and 3,816 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 896. The total number of literates in Santoshpur was 5,757 (84.67 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

Santoshpur was part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census.[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Santoshpur had a population of 7,181. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Santoshpur has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 69%. In Santoshpur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Yahoo maps of Santoshpur". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  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 11 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  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.