Srirampur, Burdwan

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Srirampur, Burdwan
Census Town
Srirampur, Burdwan is located in West Bengal
Srirampur, Burdwan
Srirampur, Burdwan
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°21′N 88°07′E / 23.35°N 88.12°E / 23.35; 88.12Coordinates: 23°21′N 88°07′E / 23.35°N 88.12°E / 23.35; 88.12
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Bardhaman
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 19,830
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website hooghly.gov.in
For City in Hooghly district please see Serampore

Srirampur is a census town in Purbasthali I CD Block in Kalna subdivision of Purba Bardhaman in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Srirampur is located at 22°57′N 88°01′E / 22.95°N 88.02°E / 22.95; 88.02.[1] It has an average elevation of 19 metres (62 feet).

It is located on the agriculturally rich alluvial plains between the Bhagirathi, Ajay and Damodar rivers.[2] Temperatures in this region varies from 17-18 °C in winter to 30-32 °C in summer.[3] it is on the banks of Balluka river, which then joins the Behula, and finally the latter flows into the Bhagirathi.[4]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Purbasthali I CD Block are located at Srirampur.[5]

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India Srirampur had a total population of 19,830, of which 10,181 (51%) were males and 9,649 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,728. The total number of literates in Srirampur was 15,218 (84.07% of the population over 6 years).[6]

As of 2001 India census,[7] Srirampur had a population of 17,715. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Srirampur has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 63%. In Srirampur, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Srirampur has eight primary and two secondary schools.[8]

People[edit]

The two main poets of Dharmamngal kavya, Rupram Chakraborty and Ghanaram Chakraborty belong to Srirampur.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Srirampur, India Page". fallingrain.com. Falling Rain Software, Ltd. 27 August 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2018. 
  2. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, Bardhaman Jelar Itihas O Lok Sanskriti (History and Folk lore of Bardhaman District.), (in Bengali) , Vol I, p. 15, Radical Impression. ISBN 81-85459-36-3
  3. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, p. 19
  4. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, p. 37
  5. ^ "District Census Handbook: Barddhaman" (PDF). Map of Barddhaman with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fourth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  6. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  7. ^ "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. 
  8. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003 Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, p. 233