South Dumdum

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South Dumdum
South Dumdum is located in West Bengal
South Dumdum
South Dumdum
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°24′E / 22.61°N 88.40°E / 22.61; 88.40Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°24′E / 22.61°N 88.40°E / 22.61; 88.40
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
 • Municipality Chairperson Dr. Roy[1]
 • Health Officer Dr. Pankaj Kumar Gupta[2]
Population (2001)
 • Total 392,150
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 91 33
Lok Sabha constituency Barasat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dum Dum, Bidhannagar, Rajarhat Gopalpur

South Dumdum is a city and a municipality in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. South Dum Dum consists of localities like, Nagerbazar, Bangur Avenue, Dum Dum Park, Lake Town, Paikpara.


South Dumdum is located at 22°37′N 88°24′E / 22.61°N 88.40°E / 22.61; 88.40.[3]


As of 2001 India census,[4] South Dumdum had a population of 392,150. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. South Dumdum has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 87%, and female literacy is 80%. In South Dumdum, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.