Panchghara

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Panchghara
Census Town
Panchghara is located in West Bengal
Panchghara
Panchghara
Location in West Bengal, India
Panchghara is located in India
Panchghara
Panchghara
Panchghara (India)
Coordinates: 22°44′08″N 88°16′03″E / 22.7356°N 88.2675°E / 22.7356; 88.2675Coordinates: 22°44′08″N 88°16′03″E / 22.7356°N 88.2675°E / 22.7356; 88.2675
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictHooghly
Population
 (2011)
 • Total8,428
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencySerampore
Vidhan Sabha constituencyChanditala
Websitewb.gov.in

Panchghara is a census town in Chanditala II CD Block in Srirampore subdivision of Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India.[1]

Geography[edit]

Cities and towns in Chanditala I, Chanditala II and Jangipara CD Blocks in Srirampore subdivision in Hooghly 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]

Panchghara is located at 22°44′08″N 88°16′03″E / 22.7356°N 88.2675°E / 22.7356; 88.2675.

Kharsarai, Tisa, Kapashanria, Jaykrishnapur, Purba Tajpur, Begampur, Baksa, Panchghara, Chikrand, Janai, Pairagachha, Naiti, Barijhati, Garalgachha and Krishnapur, all the census towns form a series from the northern part of Chanditala II CD Block to its southern part. The only municipality in the area, Dankuni, located outside the CD Block, occupies the south-east corner of the entire cluster.[2]

Urbanisation[edit]

Srirampore subdivision is the most urbanized of the subdivisions in Hooghly district. 73.13% of the population in the subdivision is urban and 26.88% is rural. The subdivision has 6 municipalities and 34 census towns. The municipalities are: Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality, Konnagar Municipality, Serampore Municipality, Baidyabati Municipality, Rishra Municipality and Dankuni Municipality. Amongst the CD Blocks in the subdivision, Uttarapara Serampore (census towns shown in a separate map) had 76% urban population, Chanditala I 42%, Chanditala II 69% and Jangipara 7% (census towns shown in the map above).[3][4]All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Panchghara had a total population of 8,428 of which 4,168 (49%) were males and 4,260 (51%) were females. Population below 6 years was 916. The total number of literates in Panchghara was 5,810 (77.34 % of the population over 6 years).[4]

Dankuni Urban Agglomeration[edit]

As per the 2011 census, Dankuni Urban Agglomeration includes: Dankuni (M), Purba Tajpur (CT), Kharsarai (CT), Begampur (CT), Chikrand (CT), Pairagachha (CT), Barijhati (CT), Garalgachha (CT), Krishnapur (CT), Baruipara (CT), Borai (CT), Nawapara (CT), Basai (CT), Gangadharpur (CT), Manirampur (CT), Janai (CT), Kapashanria (CT), Jaykrishnapur (CT), Tisa (CT), Baksa (CT), Panchghara (CT) and Naiti (CT).[5]

Transport[edit]

The nearest railway station, Janai Road railway station is 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Howrah on the Howrah-Bardhaman chord line and is a part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system.

Education[edit]

Panchghara P.S. High School Management : Dept. of Education, Village Name : Panchghara-x, Category : U. Primary & Sec. Type Of School : Co-Educational

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mouza Information". Land & Land Reforms Department, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 22 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal: District Census Handbook, Hooghly" (PDF). Map of Chanditala II CD Block, page 663. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Hooghly". Table 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 3 October 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 3 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Constituents of urban Agglomerations Having Population 1 Lakh & above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2018.