Gopinathpur, West Bengal

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Census Town
Gopinathpur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Gopinathpur is located in India
Gopinathpur (India)
Coordinates: 23°19′54″N 88°19′32″E / 23.3318°N 88.3256°E / 23.3318; 88.3256Coordinates: 23°19′54″N 88°19′32″E / 23.3318°N 88.3256°E / 23.3318; 88.3256
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Bardhaman
 • Total 1.89 km2 (0.73 sq mi)
17 m (56 ft)
 • Total 4,688
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB

Gopinathpur is a census town in Purbasthali I CD Block in Kalna subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Cities and towns in the Kalna subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre.
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly


Gopinathpur is located at 23°19′54″N 88°19′32″E / 23.3318°N 88.3256°E / 23.3318; 88.3256.[1] It has an average elevation of 17 metres (55 feet).

Gopinathpur is located on the agriculturally rich alluvial plains between the Bhagirathi, Ajay and Damodar rivers.[2] Temperatures in this region varies from 17-18 °C in winter to 30-32 °C in summer.[3]


87.00% of the population of Kalna subdivision live in the rural areas. Only 13.00% of the population live in the urban areas.[4]The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.


As per the 2011 Census of India Gopinathpur had a total population of 4,688, of which 2,498 (53%) were males and 2,190 (47%) were females. Population below 6 years was 398. The total number of literates in Gopinathpur was 3,616 (84.29% of the population over 6 years).[5]

As of 2001 India census,[6] Gopinathpur had a population of 4,983. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Gopinathpur has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 62%. In Gopinathpur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Gopinathpur covered an area of 1.89 km2. It had 2 km roads. Amongst the medical facilities, the nearest nursing home was 2 km away and the nearest veterinary hospital was 15 km away. It had 2 medicine shops. Amongst the educational facilities it had was 2 primary schools. The nearest higher secondary school was at Paruldanga 3 km away.[7]


Gopinathpur is on State Highway 6. Samudragarh railway station is located nearby.[8]


Gopinathpur has two primary schools.[9]


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Gopinathpur
  2. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, Bardhaman Jelar Itihas O Lok Sanskriti (History and Folk lore of Bardhaman District.), (in Bengali) , Vol I, p. 15, Radical Impression. ISBN 81-85459-36-3
  3. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, p. 19
  4. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bardhaman". Table 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  5. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ "District Census Handbook Bardhaman, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Statement I: Growth History, Pages 1179-1181; Statement II: Physical Aspects and Location of Towns, Pages 1188-1191; Statement III: Civic and other Amenities, Pages 1191-1195; Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 1196-1199; Section V: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities 2009, Pages 1200-1209. Directorate of Census Operations V, West Bengal. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  8. ^ Google maps
  9. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003 Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
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