Chandpur, Ghola


Chandpur, Ghola
Chandpur
—  town  —
Chandpur
Location of Chandpur
in West Bengal and India
Coordinates 22°40′48″N 88°26′38″E / 22.6800190°N 88.4438320°E / 22.6800190; 88.4438320Coordinates: 22°40′48″N 88°26′38″E / 22.6800190°N 88.4438320°E / 22.6800190; 88.4438320
Country India
State West Bengal
District(s) North 24 Parganas
Population 8,843 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Area

Elevation


6 metres (20 ft)

Website north24parganas.nic.in

Chandpur (Bengali: চাঁদপুর) is a census town under Ghola police station of Barrackpore subdivision[1] in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.

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Geography

Chandpur is located at 22°40′48″N 88°26′38″E / 22.6800190°N 88.4438320°E / 22.6800190; 88.4438320.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census[2], Chandpur had a population of 8843. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Chandpur has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 74% and female literacy of 61%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Healthcare

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination. [3]

References

  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns
  2. ^ "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. http://web.archive.org/web/20040616075334/http://www.censusindia.net/results/town.php?stad=A&state5=999. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. http://www.soesju.org/arsenic/wb2.htm. Retrieved 2007-08-24. 

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