Sukdal

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Sukdal
সুকদল
Census Town
Sukdal is located in West Bengal
Sukdal
Sukdal
Sukdal is located in India
Sukdal
Sukdal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°23′53″N 87°33′26″E / 23.397922°N 87.557149°E / 23.397922; 87.557149Coordinates: 23°23′53″N 87°33′26″E / 23.397922°N 87.557149°E / 23.397922; 87.557149
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Population (2011)
 • Total 13,093
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Website bardhaman.gov.in

Sukdal is a census town in Galsi I CD Block in Durgapur subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Sukdal is located in the laterite plains between Damodar River and Ajay River.[1] Khari or Khargeswari River flows through the area. It is believed that the river was earlier linked with Damodar.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Sukdal is located at 23°23′53″N 87°33′26″E / 23.397922°N 87.557149°E / 23.397922; 87.557149.

As per the 2011 Census of India Sukdal had a total population of 13,093, of which 6,731 (51%) were males and 6,362 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,159. The total number of literates in Sukdal was 10,441 (87.49% of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Sukdal had a population of 11,785. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Sukdal has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 67%. In Sukdal, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Sukdal has five primary and one secondary schools.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, Bardhaman Jelar Itihas O Lok Sanskriti (History and Folk lore of Bardhaman District.), (Bengali) , Vol I, p. 14, Radical Impression. ISBN 81-85459-36-3
  2. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, p. 31, p. 39
  3. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  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. 
  5. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003