Erashal

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Erashal
Census Town
Erashal is located in West Bengal
Erashal
Erashal
Location in West Bengal, India
Erashal is located in India
Erashal
Erashal
Erashal (India)
Coordinates: 22°05′10″N 87°52′20″E / 22.0862°N 87.8722°E / 22.0862; 87.8722Coordinates: 22°05′10″N 87°52′20″E / 22.0862°N 87.8722°E / 22.0862; 87.8722
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Medinipur
Area
 • Total3.7505 km2 (1.4481 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total5,332
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyKanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituencyChandipur
Websitepurbamedinipur.gov.in

Erashal is a census town in Chandipur CD block in Tamluk subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Geography[edit]

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

Location[edit]

Erashal is located at 22°05′10″N 87°52′20″E / 22.0862°N 87.8722°E / 22.0862; 87.8722.

Urbanisation[edit]

94.08% of the population of Tamluk subdivision live in the rural areas. Only 5.92% of the population live in the urban areas, and that is the second lowest proportion of urban population amongst the four subdivisions in Purba Medinipur district, just above Egra subdivision.[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.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Erashal had a total population of 5,332 of which 2,641 (50%) were males and 2,691 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 601. The total number of literates in Erashal was 4,153 (87.78% of the population over 6 years).[2]

Infrastructure[edit]

As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Erashal covered an area of 3.7505 km2. It had the facility of a railway station at Kamdapasara 3 km away. Amongst the civic amenities it had 25 road lighting points and 458 domestic electric connections. Amongst the educational facilities it had were 4 primary schools, 1 secondary school and 1 senior secondary school. The nearest degree college was at Kismat Bajkul 6 km away.[3]

Transport[edit]

Erashal is on Chandipur-Nandigram Road.[4]

Healthcare[edit]

Erashal Rural Hospital at Erashal, PO Math Chandipur (with 30 beds) is the main medical facility in Chandipur CD block. There are primary health centres at Gokhuri, PO Majnaberia (with 2 beds) and Baraghuni (with 10 beds).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purba Medinipur". Table 2.2. Department of Planning and Statistics, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook Purba Medinipur, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Statement I: Growth History, Pages 1207-1209; Statement II: Physical Aspects and Location of Towns, Page 1210; Statement III: Civic and other Amenities, Pages 1211-1212; Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 1212-1213; Section: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities, Pages 1213-1215. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  4. ^ Google maps
  5. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 27 March 2019.