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Census Town
Babanpur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Babanpur is located in India
Babanpur (India)
Coordinates: 22°47′20″N 88°23′23″E / 22.78897°N 88.38962°E / 22.78897; 88.38962Coordinates: 22°47′20″N 88°23′23″E / 22.78897°N 88.38962°E / 22.78897; 88.38962
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
 • Total1.4261 km2 (0.5506 sq mi)
 • Total8,942
 • Density6,300/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone/STD code033
Lok Sabha constituencyBarrackpore
Vidhan Sabha constituencyNoapara

Babanpur is a census town in Barrackpore II CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. 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


Babanpur, Jafarpur, Mohanpur and Telenipara form a cluster of census towns around Barrackpore.[1]

96% of the population of Barrackpore subdivision (partly presented in the map alongside; all places marked on 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.[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.

Police station[edit]

Khardaha police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Khardaha municipal area and Barrackpore II CD Block.[3][4]



As per the 2011 Census of India, Babanpur had a total population of 8,942, of which 4,555 (51%) were males and 4,387 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 877. The total number of literates in Babanpur was 6,953 (86.21% of the population over 6 years).[5]

Kolkata Urban Agglomeration[edit]

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, Babanpur covered an area of 1.4261 km2. Amongst the medical facilities it had were 2 charitable hospital/ nursing homes and 8 medicine shops. Amongst the educational facilities it had were 3 primary schools, and the nearest middle, secondary and senior secondary schools were available almost next door at Jafarpur (officially half a kilometre way).[7]


Babanpur is located on Kalyani Expressway.[8]

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


  1. ^ "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.
  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 15 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". List of Police Stations with telephone numbers. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  5. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  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 15 June 2018.