Memari

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Memari
Town
Memari is located in West Bengal
Memari
Memari
Location in West Bengal, India
Memari is located in India
Memari
Memari
Memari (India)
Coordinates: 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12Coordinates: 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Bardhaman
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyMemari Municipality
Area
 • Total9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total41,451
 • Density4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
713146
Lok Sabha constituencyBardhaman Purba
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMemari
Websitepurbabardhaman.gov.in

Memari is a town and a municipality in Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Cities and towns in the Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Purba Bardhaman 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]

Memari is located at 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12. It has an average elevation of 25 metres (82 feet).

Urbanisation[edit]

95.54% of the population of Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision live in the rural areas. Only 4.46% of the population live in the urban areas, and that is the lowest proportion of urban population amongst the four subdivisions in Purba Bardhaman district.[1] 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.

Police station[edit]

Memari police station has jurisdiction over Memari municipal area, and Memari I and Memari II CD blocks. The area covered is 429.36 km2.[2][3]

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India Memari had a total population of 41,451, of which 20,957 (51%) were males and 20,494 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 3,809.[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Memari had a population of 36,191. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Memari has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 63%. In Memari, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Memari College was established at Memari in 1981.[6]

Memari has thirteen primary, and six higher secondary schools. Memari Vidyasagar memorial Institution (unit-1) & (unit-2) are the higher secondary schools, established in 1892. Memari Rasiklal Smriti Balika Vidyalaya school for girls. Memari al-amin Mission, Memari High Madrassa, Memari Jamiya Islamiya are the three major high schools.[7]

Transport[edit]

Memari railway station is situated on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line 82 kilometres (51 mi) from Howrah Station.[8]

SH 13/ GT Road passes through Memari.[9][10]

Memari is a bus stop for many SBSTC buses going to/ coming from Kolkata .

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bardhaman". Table 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bardhaman". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Purba Bardhaman District Police". Police Station. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  4. ^ "2011 Census - Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  6. ^ "Memari College". MC. Retrieved 29 January 2019.
  7. ^ Memari Rasiklal Smriti Balika Vidyalaya school for girls. Memari al-amin Mission, Memari High Madrassa, Memari Jamiya Islamiya are the three major high schools. 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003 Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Eastern Railway local time table
  9. ^ "Road - Highway". Public Works Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  10. ^ Google maps

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