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Bansberia is a municipality with City CD Block in Chinsurah subdivision of Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is under Mogra police station.[1]

Bansberia
Town
Bansberia is located in West Bengal
Bansberia
Bansberia
Location in West Bengal, India
Bansberia is located in India
Bansberia
Bansberia
Bansberia (India)
Coordinates: 22°58′N 88°22′E / 22.97°N 88.37°E / 22.97; 88.37Coordinates: 22°58′N 88°22′E / 22.97°N 88.37°E / 22.97; 88.37
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Body Bansberia Municipality
 • Municipality Chairperson Smt.Arijita Sil(Sarkar)
Area
 • Total 9.07 km2 (3.50 sq mi)
Elevationm 13 m (43 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,03,799
 • Density 11,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

GeographyEdit

DemographicsEdit

As per 2011 Census of India Banshberia had a total population of 1,03,799 of which 51,353 (52%) were males and 49,006(48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 11,490. The total number of literates in Chak Banshberia was 6,070 (68.46% of the population over 6 years).[3]

The following Municipalities and Census Towns in Hooghly district were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census: Bansberia (M), Hugli-Chinsurah (M), Bara Khejuria (Out Growth), Shankhanagar (CT), Amodghata (CT), Chak Bansberia (CT), Naldanga (CT), Kodalia (CT), Kulihanda (CT), Simla (CT), Dharmapur (CT), Bhadreswar (M), Champdani (M), Chandannagar (M Corp.), Baidyabati (M), Serampore (M), Rishra (M), Rishra (CT), Bamunari (CT), Dakshin Rajyadharpur (CT), Nabagram Colony (CT), Konnagar (M), Uttarpara Kotrung (M), Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni) (CT), Kanaipur (CT) and Keota (CT).[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Bansberia had a population of 87,336. Males constitute 93% of the population and females 87%. Bansberia has an average literacy rate of 89%, greater than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 77% and female literacy of 69%. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived August 9, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Chak Bansberia". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
  3. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.