Gayespur

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Gayespur
Kolkata Metropolitan Region
Gayespur is located in West Bengal
Gayespur
Gayespur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°59′N 88°29′E / 22.98°N 88.48°E / 22.98; 88.48Coordinates: 22°59′N 88°29′E / 22.98°N 88.48°E / 22.98; 88.48
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Region Greater Kolkata
Population (2001)
 • Total 55,028
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 741234
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Lok Sabha constituency Bangaon
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kalyani
Website nadia.nic.in

Gayeshpur is a city and a municipality of Nadia district in the Indian State of West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA). [1]

Geography[edit]

Nadia district is mostly alluvial plains lying to the east of Hooghly River, locally known as Bhagirathi, the alluvial plains are cut across by such distributaries as Jalangi, Churni and Ichhamati. With these rivers getting silted up, floods are a recurring feature.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Gayespur had a population of 55,028. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Gayespur has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 76%. In Gayespur, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Healthcare[edit]

Gandhi Memorial Hospital at Gayespur has 350 beds and Netaji Subhas Sanatorium at Gayespur has 925 beds.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Wise List of Statutory Towns". Census of India 2001, Urban Frame. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  2. ^ Gangopadhyay, Basudev, Paschimbanga Parichay, 2001, (in Bengali), p. 70, Sishu Sahitya Sansad
  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. 
  4. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 30 May 2017.