South Dumdum

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South Dumdum
দক্ষিণ দমদম
city
South Dumdum is located in West Bengal
South Dumdum
South Dumdum
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°24′E / 22.61°N 88.40°E / 22.61; 88.40Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°24′E / 22.61°N 88.40°E / 22.61; 88.40
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Government
 • Municipality Chairperson Dr. Pachu Roy[1]
 • Health Officer Dr. Pankaj Kumar Gupta[2]
Population (2001)
 • Total 392,150
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 91 33
Lok Sabha constituency Dum Dum
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dum Dum, Bidhannagar, Rajarhat Gopalpur
Website sddm.ind.in

South Dumdum is a city and a municipality in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. South Dum Dum consists of localities like, Nagerbazar, Bangur Avenue, Dum Dum Park, Lake Town, Paikpara.

Geography[edit]

South Dumdum is located at 22°37′N 88°24′E / 22.61°N 88.40°E / 22.61; 88.40.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] South Dumdum had a population of 392,150. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. South Dumdum has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 87%, and female literacy is 80%. In South Dumdum, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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