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

Chikrand
Chickrand
Census Town
Chikrand is located in West Bengal
Chikrand
Chikrand
Location in West Bengal, India
Chikrand is located in India
Chikrand
Chikrand
Chikrand (India)
Coordinates: 22°43′N 88°16′E / 22.72°N 88.27°E / 22.72; 88.27Coordinates: 22°43′N 88°16′E / 22.72°N 88.27°E / 22.72; 88.27
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,375
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

GeographyEdit

DemographicsEdit

As per 2011 Census of India Chikrand had a total population of 10,375 of which 5,311 (51%) were males and 5,064 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,038. The total number of literates in Chikrand was 7,966 (85.32 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Chikrand had a population of 8,352. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Chikrand has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 74% and female literacy of 65%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Chikrand". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  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 14 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "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.