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Bowali is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Bowali is located in India
Bowali (India)
Coordinates: 22°24′15″N 88°11′07″E / 22.4041°N 88.1852°E / 22.4041; 88.1852Coordinates: 22°24′15″N 88°11′07″E / 22.4041°N 88.1852°E / 22.4041; 88.1852
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD BlockBudge Budge II
 • Total3.62 km2 (1.40 sq mi)
Elevation9 m (30 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total10,968
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
 • OfficialBengali, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code+91 33
Vehicle registrationWB-01 to WB-10, WB-19, WB-20, WB-22, WB-22U
Lok Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBudge Budge

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


Bowali town is located at 22°24′54″N 88°11′20″E / 22.41503°N 88.18894°E / 22.41503; 88.18894

Gopinath Jiu Temple in Bawali, South 24 Parganas District, West Bengal.


As per 2011 Census of India Bowali town had a total population of 10,968, of which 5,709 (52%) were males and 5,259 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 894. The total number of literates was 8,694 (86.30 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Bowali town had a population of 10,200. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. It has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 83% and female literacy of 69%. 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Census of India". District-wise list of stautory towns. Directorate of census operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-09-02.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "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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