Beldanga

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Beldanga
Hatpara
Town
Beldanga is located in West Bengal
Beldanga
Beldanga
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°56′N 88°15′E / 23.93°N 88.25°E / 23.93; 88.25Coordinates: 23°56′N 88°15′E / 23.93°N 88.25°E / 23.93; 88.25
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 25,361
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Baharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Beldanga

Beldanga is a town and a municipality in Barhampur subdivision of Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India. Beldanga is an important trade centre of this district.

Geography

Beldanga is located at 23°56′N 88°15′E / 23.93°N 88.25°E / 23.93; 88.25.[1] It has an average elevation of 20 metres (65 feet).

Police station

Beldanga police station has jurisdiction over Beldanga municipal area and a part of Beldanga I CD Block.[2]

Demographics

As per 2001 Census of India,[3] Beldanga had a population of 25,361. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Beldanga has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 55% of the literates being male and 45% being female. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport

Beldanga is well connected with Kolkata via Sealdah-Lalgola Division Railway. Lalgola Passengers and few express trains stop here. National Highway 34 passes through the Barua Bajar, Beldanga town.

Education

Sewnarayan Rameswar Fatepuria College was established at Beldanga in 1965. It is affiliated to the University of Kalyani and offers BSc, BA (Hons) in Bengali and BCom (Hons) courses.[4]

Healthcare

Beldanga Rural Hospital functions with 30 beds and Beldanga Block Primary Health Centre functions with 25 beds.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Beldanga
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabad". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "Sewnarayan Rameswar Fatepuria College". Shiksha. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 19 September 2017. 
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