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Census Town
Jagatnagar Kalibari
Jagatnagar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Jagatnagar is located in India
Jagatnagar (India)
Coordinates: 22°47′02″N 88°13′17″E / 22.7840091°N 88.2213113°E / 22.7840091; 88.2213113Coordinates: 22°47′02″N 88°13′17″E / 22.7840091°N 88.2213113°E / 22.7840091; 88.2213113
Country India
StateWest Bengal
 • Total5,242
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code03212
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyHooghly
Vidhan Sabha constituencySingur

Jagatnagar is a census town in Singur CD Block in Chandannagore subdivision of Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India.[1]


Cities and towns in the Chandannagore subdivision and Polba Dadpur and Dhaniakhali CD Blocks of Chinsurah subdivision in Hooghly district
M: municipal corporation/ 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


Jagatnagar is located at: 22°47′02″N 88°13′17″E / 22.7840091°N 88.2213113°E / 22.7840091; 88.2213113

The area is composed of flat alluvial plains that form a part of the Gangetic Delta.[2]


In Chandannagore subdivision 58.52% of the population is rural and the urban population is 41.48%. Chandannagore subdivision has 1 municipal corporation, 3 municipalities and 7 census towns. The single municipal corporation is Chandernagore Municipal Corporation. The municipalities are Tarakeswar Municipality, Bhadreswar Municipality and Champdany Municipality.[3]Of the three CD Blocks in Chandannagore subdivision, Tarakeswar CD Block is wholly rural, Haripal CD Block is predominantly rural with just 1 census town, and Singur CD Block is slightly less rural with 6 census towns. Polba Dadpur and Dhaniakhali CD Blocks of Chinsurah subdivision (included in the map alongside) are wholly rural.[4] The municipal areas are industrialised. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.


As per 2011 Census of India Jagatnagar (CT) had a total population of 5,242 of which 2,675 (51%) were males and 2,567 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 452. The total number of literates in Jagatnagar was 4,054 (84.63% of the population over 6 years).[4]

Mirzapur-Bakipur its nearest railway station on Howrah-Bardhaman chord, which is a part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway.


  1. ^ "Hugli district census handbook" (PDF). Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook: Hugli, Series-20, Part XIIA" (PDF). Physiography, Page 17-24. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Hooghly". Table 2.1, 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 September 2018.