Noapara, India

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Noapara / Nowpara / নওপাড়া / নোয়াপাড়া

Earlier it was known as Nowpara
Census Town
Noapara / Nowpara / নওপাড়া / নোয়াপাড়া is located in West Bengal
Noapara / Nowpara / নওপাড়া / নোয়াপাড়া
Noapara / Nowpara / নওপাড়া / নোয়াপাড়া
Location in West Bengal, India
Noapara / Nowpara / নওপাড়া / নোয়াপাড়া is located in India
Noapara / Nowpara / নওপাড়া / নোয়াপাড়া
Noapara / Nowpara / নওপাড়া / নোয়াপাড়া
Noapara / Nowpara / নওপাড়া / নোয়াপাড়া (India)
Coordinates: 22°48′46″N 88°22′52″E / 22.812811°N 88.381134°E / 22.812811; 88.381134Coordinates: 22°48′46″N 88°22′52″E / 22.812811°N 88.381134°E / 22.812811; 88.381134
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
 • Total 1.26 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
 • Total 10,819
 • Density 8,600/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
743201, 743221
Telephone code +91 33
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Barrackpore
Vidhan Sabha constituency Noapara

Noapara is a census town in Barrackpore I CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration.


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


Noapara is located at 22°49′20″N 88°22′11″E / 22.8222320°N 88.3695924°E / 22.8222320; 88.3695924.

Garshyamnagar, Noapara, Kaugachhi and Paltapara form an urban cluster east of Garulia and North Barrackpur. Ichhapur Defence Estate lies on the west of North Barrackpur.[1]

96% of the population of Barrackpore subdivision (partly presented in the map alongside) live 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.[2]

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.

All places marked on the map are linked in the full-screen map.

Police station

Noapara police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Garulia and North Barrackpur municipal areas.[3][4]



As per 2011 Census of India Noapara had a total population of 10,819, of which 5,524 (51%) were males and 5,295 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,013. The total number of literates in Noapara was 8,251 (84.14% of the population over 6 years).[5]

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).[6]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Noapara covered an area of 1.2613 km2. Amongst the medical facilities it had were 1 nursing home (with 20 beds) and 4 medicine shops. Amongst the educational facilities It had was 1 primary school, the nearest middle and secondary schools were available 4 km away at Gurdaha and the nearest senior secondary school was available 14 km away at Naihati.[7]


Noapara is beside State Highway 1 (locally called Ghoshpara Road).[8]

The Shyamnagar railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat line is located nearby.[9][8]


North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[10]


  1. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Barrackpore I CD Block on Page 365. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 21 June 2018.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". List of Police Stations with telephone numbers. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ a b Google maps
  9. ^ "31311 Sealdah-Kalyani Simanta Local". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 21 June 2018.
  10. ^ "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. Retrieved 24 August 2007.
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