Baidyabati

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Baidyabati
City
Baidyabati is located in West Bengal
Baidyabati
Baidyabati
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°48′19″N 88°19′11″E / 22.8053°N 88.3198°E / 22.8053; 88.3198Coordinates: 22°48′19″N 88°19′11″E / 22.8053°N 88.3198°E / 22.8053; 88.3198
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Nearest City Serampore
Government
 • Type Representative Democracy
 • Body Baidyabati Municipality
Area
 • Total 12.03 km2 (4.64 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 121,081
 • Density 10,000/km2 (26,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 712222
Telephone code 910332632....
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Lok Sabha constituency Sreerampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Champdani

Baidyabati is a city with a municipality in Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is under Serampore Town police station and Srirampore subdivision.[1] It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority for planning and development purposes.[2]

Geography

Location

Baidyabati is located at 22°48′19″N 88°19′11″E / 22.8053°N 88.3198°E / 22.8053; 88.3198.[3]

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India, Baidyabati had a total population of 121,110 of which 62,885 (52%) were males and 58,625 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 9,017. The total number of literates in Baidyabati was 98,928 (88.26% of the population over 6 years).[4]

As of 2001 India census, Baidyabati had a population of 108,231. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Baidyabati has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 54% of the males and 46% of females literate. 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.[5]

Kolkata Urban Agglomeration

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).[6]

Transport

The SH 6/ GT Road passes through Baidyabati.[7]

SH 13/ Delhi Road passes through Baidyabati.[8][9]

Baidyabati is a station on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line.[10]It is part of Kolkata Suburban Railway system.

References

  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
  2. ^ "Base Map of Kolkata metropolitan area". Kolkata metropolitan Development Authority. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-03.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal: District Census Handbook, Hooghly" (PDF). Map of Serampur-Uttarpara CD Block, page 635. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  4. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 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.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Road - Highway". Public Works Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  9. ^ Google maps
  10. ^ "37815 Howrah Bardhaman Jn Local". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
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