Dhakuria, North 24 Parganas

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Dhakuria
Census town
Dhakuria is located in West Bengal
Dhakuria
Dhakuria
Location in West Bengal, India
Dhakuria is located in India
Dhakuria
Dhakuria
Dhakuria (India)
Coordinates: 22°58′N 88°47′E / 22.96°N 88.79°E / 22.96; 88.79Coordinates: 22°58′N 88°47′E / 22.96°N 88.79°E / 22.96; 88.79
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas district
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,165
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Dhakuria is a census town in Gaighata CD Block in Bangaon subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. Chandpara and Sonatikiri are located nearby.

Geography

Dhakuria is located at 22°58′N 88°47′E / 22.96°N 88.79°E / 22.96; 88.79.[1] It is located in Gaighata community development block under Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district.[2] This town is part of Gaighata Police Station.[2]

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Dhakuria had a total population of 10,165, of which 5,054 (50%) were males and 5,111 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 836. The total number of literates in Dhakuria was 7,849 (84.14% of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Dhakuria had a population of 8842. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dhakuria has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76% and, female literacy is 65%. In Dhakuria, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References

  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Dhakuria". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-15. 
  2. ^ a b "District Wise List of Statutory Towns( Municipal Corporation ,Municipality, Notified Area and Cantonment Board) , Census Towns and Outgrowths, West Bengal, 2001". West Bengal. Census of India. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2008-12-15. 
  3. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 23 March 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. 
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