Baduria
City
Sarkhel Para, Baduria
Baduria
Baduria
Location in West Bengal, India
Baduria
Baduria
Baduria (India)
Coordinates: 22°44′N 88°47′E / 22.74°N 88.79°E / 22.74; 88.79Coordinates: 22°44′N 88°47′E / 22.74°N 88.79°E / 22.74; 88.79
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyBaduria Municipality
 • Municipality ChairmanTusher Singha
Area
 • Total22.43 km2 (8.66 sq mi)
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total47,418
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Lok Sabha constituencyBasirhat
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBaduria
Websitehttp://baduriamunicipality.in

Baduria is a city and a municipality in Basirhat subdivision[2] of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Geography

Cities, towns and locations in Basirhat subdivision, North 24 Parganas district
M: municipal town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Location

Baduria is located at 22°44′N 88°47′E / 22.74°N 88.79°E / 22.74; 88.79.[3] It has an average elevation of 8 metres (26 feet).

Area overview

The area shown in the map is a part of the Ichhamati-Raimangal Plain, located in the lower Ganges Delta. It contains soil of mature black or brownish loam to recent alluvium. Numerous rivers, creeks and khals criss-cross the area. The tip of the Sundarbans National Park is visible in the lower part of the map (shown in green but not marked). The larger full screen map shows the full forest area.[4]A large section of the area is a part of the Sundarbans settlements.[5]The densely populated area is an overwhelmingly rural area. Only 12.96% of the population lives in the urban areas and 87.04% of the population lives in the rural areas.[6][7]

Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.

Civic administration

The headquarters of Baduria CD Block at Iswarigachha are located just outside the municipal limits of Buduria town.[8]

Police station

Baduria police station covers an area of 218 km2 and serves a population of 305,000. It has jurisdiction over Baduria municipal area and Baduria CD Block. It has two outposts: Baduria town outpost and Puro outpost. There is a totally unfenced international border stretching across 2.5 km.[9]

Demographics

According to the 2011 Census of India, Baduria had a total population of 52,493, of which 26,799 (51%) were males and 25,694 (49%) were females. Population in te age range 0-6 years was 5,185. The total number of literate persons in Baduria was 38,770 (81.95% of the population over 6 years).[10]

As of 2001 India census,[11] Baduria had a population of 47,418. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Baduria has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 55% of the males and 45% of females literate. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport

State Highway 3 (locally known as Habra-Baisrhat Road) passes through Baduria.[12][13]

Education

Baduria Dilip Kumar Memorial Institution (co-educational), Baduria L.M.S. High School (co-educational) and Baduria L.M.S. Girls High School (girls only) are higher secondary schools located in Baduria.[14]

Healthcare

Rudrapur (Baduria) Rural Hospital with 60 beds functions as the main medical facility in Baduria CD Block. There are primary health centres at Dakshin Chatra (with 6 beds), Jadurhati (with 6 beds), and Model Belghoria (Bajitpur PHC with 10 beds).[15]

See also

Baduria picture gallery

  • The Berachampa-Baduria Road at Baduria sub-post office
    The Berachampa-Baduria Road at Baduria sub-post office
  • Matia-Baduria Road Dhalipara
    Matia-Baduria Road Dhalipara
  • The Ichhamati at Purba Para
    The Ichhamati at Purba Para
  • Dilip Kumar Memorial Institution
    Dilip Kumar Memorial Institution
  • Raksha Kali shrine
    Raksha Kali shrine
  • Brickfield
    Brickfield

References

  1. ^ "Baduria City".
  2. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Baduria
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 13. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  5. ^ "District Human Development Report: South 24 Parganas". Chapter 9: Sundarbans and the Remote Islanders, p 290-311. Development & Planning Department, Government of West Bengal, 2009. Archived from the original on 5 October 2016. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  6. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Tables 2.1, 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 21 January 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  7. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Map of North Twenty Four Parganas with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  8. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 481: Map of Baduria CD Block, also showing Baduria municipal area. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  9. ^ "North 24 Parganas Dist. Police". Know Your Police Station. District Police. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  10. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  11. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  12. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  13. ^ Google maps
  14. ^ "Exam Venue". West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  15. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 29 May 2018.