Chandpur, Ghola

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Census Town
Chandpur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Chandpur is located in India
Chandpur (India)
Coordinates: 22°41′13″N 88°25′37″E / 22.687019°N 88.426832°E / 22.687019; 88.426832Coordinates: 22°41′13″N 88°25′37″E / 22.687019°N 88.426832°E / 22.687019; 88.426832
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
 • Total 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
6 m (20 ft)
 • Total 10,930
 • Density 18,000/km2 (46,000/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Dum Dum
Vidhan Sabha constituency Khardaha

Chandpur is a census town in Barrackpore II CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision[1] in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is close to Kolkata and also a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration.


Cities and towns in the southern portion of Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town,
N: neighbourhood/ administrative location
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly


Chandpur is located at 22°40′48″N 88°26′38″E / 22.6800190°N 88.4438320°E / 22.6800190; 88.4438320.

Muragachha, Talbandha, Chandpur and Teghari form a cluster of census towns around/ near the Sodepur-Madhyamgram Road, between Panihati and New Barrackpur.[2]

96% of the population of Barrackpore subdivision (partly presented in the map alongside, all places marked in the map are linked in the full screen map) lives in urban areas. In 2011, it had a density of population of 10,967 per km2 The subdivision has 16 municipalities and 24 census towns.[3]

For most of the cities/ towns information regarding density of population is available in the Infobox. Population data is not available for neighbourhoods. It is available for the entire municipal area and thereafter ward-wise.

Police station

Khardaha police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Khardaha municipal area and Barrackpore II CD Block.[4][5]



As per 2011 Census of India Chandpur had a total population of 10,930, of which 5,593 (51%) were males and 5,337 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,100. The total number of literates in Chandpur was 8,232 (83.74 % of the population over 6 years).[6]

As of 2001 India census,[7] Chandpur had a population of 8843. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Chandpur has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 74% and female literacy of 61%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Kolkata Urban Agglomeration

The following Municipalities, Census Towns and other locations in Barrackpore subdivision were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in the 2011 census: Kanchrapara (M), Jetia (CT), Halisahar (M), Balibhara (CT), Naihati (M), Bhatpara (M), Kaugachhi (CT), Garshyamnagar (CT), Garulia (M), Ichhapur Defence Estate (CT), North Barrackpur (M), Barrackpur Cantonment (CB), Barrackpore (M), Jafarpur (CT), Ruiya (CT), Titagarh (M), Khardaha (M), Bandipur (CT), Panihati (M), Muragachha (CT) New Barrackpore (M), Chandpur (CT), Talbandha (CT), Patulia (CT), Kamarhati (M), Baranagar (M), South Dumdum (M), North Dumdum (M), Dum Dum (M), Noapara (CT), Babanpur (CT), Teghari (CT), Nanna (OG), Chakla (OG), Srotribati (OG) and Panpur (OG).[8]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Chandpur covered an area of 0.62 km2. Amongst the medical facilities it had were a dispensary/ health centre, a mobile clinic and a veterinary hospital. Amongst the educational facilities It had were 3 primary schools, a middle school, a secondary school and a senior secondary school.[9]


Chandpur is a little away from both Kalyani Expressway and Sodepur-Madhyamgram road and local roads link Chandpur to these roads.[10]

The nearest railway stations are Madhyamgram railway station on the Sealdah-Bangaon line and Sodepur railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat line.[11][10][12]


North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[13]


  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Barrackpore II CD Block on Page 379. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Tables 2.1, 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  4. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". List of Police Stations with telephone numbers. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  6. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 23 March 2016.
  7. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  8. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  9. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Pages 781-783 Statement I: Growth History, Pages 799-803; Statement II: Physical Aspects and Location of Towns, Pages 791-794; Statement III: Civic and other Amenities, Pages 795-796; Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 803-805 Section: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities. Directorate of Census Operations V, West Bengal. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  10. ^ a b Google maps
  11. ^ "31311 Sealdah-Kalyani Simanta Local". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  12. ^ "33811 Sealdah-Bangaon local". Time Table. India Railinfo. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  13. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 24 August 2007.
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