Amtala

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Amtala
Town
Amtala is located in West Bengal
Amtala
Amtala
Location in West Bengal, India
Amtala is located in India
Amtala
Amtala
Amtala (India)
Coordinates: 22°22′01″N 88°16′40″E / 22.3669°N 88.2777°E / 22.3669; 88.2777Coordinates: 22°22′01″N 88°16′40″E / 22.3669°N 88.2777°E / 22.3669; 88.2777
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
CD Block Bishnupur II
Area
 • Total 1.53 km2 (0.59 sq mi)
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,765
 • Density 5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 743503
Telephone code +91 33
Vehicle registration WB-01 to WB-10, WB-19, WB-20, WB-22, WB-22U
Lok Sabha constituency Diamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Website www.s24pgs.gov.in

Amtala is a town in Bishnupur II CD Block of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal. Bishnupur police station serves this town. [1]

Geography[edit]

Amtala town is located at 22°13′N 88°10′E / 22.22°N 88.17°E / 22.22; 88.17.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Amtala town had a total population of 8,765, of which 4,416 (50%) were males and 4,349 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 829, the total number of literates was 6,896 (86.89% of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Amtala town had a population of 7,599. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%, it has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India". District-wise list of stautory towns. Directorate of census operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  2. ^ "Amtala". wikimapia. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  3. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 April 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.