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Baratala is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Baratala is located in India
Baratala (India)
Coordinates: 21°54′52″N 87°55′35″E / 21.9145°N 87.9265°E / 21.9145; 87.9265Coordinates: 21°54′52″N 87°55′35″E / 21.9145°N 87.9265°E / 21.9145; 87.9265
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Medinipur
 • Total3,680
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyKanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKhejuri

Baratala is a village and a gram panchayat, in Khejuri II CD Block in Contai subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.


Cities and towns in Contai subdivision of Purba Medinipur district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, S: port, sea-beach
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly


Baratala is located at 21°54′52″N 87°55′35″E / 21.9145°N 87.9265°E / 21.9145; 87.9265.


93.55% of the population of Contai subdivision live in the rural areas. Only 6.45% of the population live in the urban areas and it is considerably behind Haldia subdivision in urbanization, where 20.81% of the population live in urban areas.[1]

Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.


As per 2011 Census of India Baratala had a total population of 3,680 of which 1,892 (51%) were males and 1,790 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 484. The total number of literates in Baratala was 2,648 (82.80 % of the population over 6 years).[2]


Baratala is on the Lalat-Janka Road.[3]


Khejuri College at Baratala was established in 1999. In addition to courses in arts, it offers a course in Aquaculture Management and Technology.[4] [5]


  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purba Medinipur". Table 2.2. Department of Planning and Statistics, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  3. ^ Google maps
  4. ^ "Khejuri College". Khejuri College. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Khejuri College". College Admission. Retrieved 26 April 2017.