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Census Town
Khadalgobra is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Khadalgobra is located in India
Khadalgobra (India)
Coordinates: 21°37′40″N 87°31′20″E / 21.627667°N 87.522178°E / 21.627667; 87.522178Coordinates: 21°37′40″N 87°31′20″E / 21.627667°N 87.522178°E / 21.627667; 87.522178
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Medinipur
 • Total2.1858 km2 (0.8439 sq mi)
 • Total5,344
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyKanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituencyRamnagar

Khadalgobra is a census town in Ramnagar I 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


Khadalgobra is located at 21°37′40″N 87°31′20″E / 21.627667°N 87.522178°E / 21.627667; 87.522178.


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 Khadalgobra had a total population of 5,344 of which 2,736 (51%) were males and 2,608 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 574. The total number of literates in Khadalgobra was 4,074 (85.41% of the population over 6 years).[2]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Khadalgobra covered an area of 2.1858 km2. It had the facility of a railway station at New Digha close by and bus routes in the town. Amongst the civic amenities it had 550 domestic electric connections. Amongst the educational facilities it had were 2 primary schools and 1 middle school. The nearest secondary school and senior secondary school are at South Simulia 1.5 km away. The nearest degree college was at Depal 14 km away.[3]


Khadalgobra is on National Highway 116B.[4]


  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 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