Jaynagar Majilpur

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Jaynagar Majilpur
Neighbourhood in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Jaynagar Majilpur Municipality
Jaynagar Majilpur Municipality
Jaynagar Majilpur is located in West Bengal
Jaynagar Majilpur
Jaynagar Majilpur
Location in West Bengal, India
Jaynagar Majilpur is located in India
Jaynagar Majilpur
Jaynagar Majilpur
Jaynagar Majilpur (India)
Coordinates: 22°10′38″N 88°25′33″E / 22.1772°N 88.4258°E / 22.1772; 88.4258Coordinates: 22°10′38″N 88°25′33″E / 22.1772°N 88.4258°E / 22.1772; 88.4258
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
RegionGreater Kolkata
Established1 April 1869; 150 years ago (1 April 1869)
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyJaynagar Majilpur Municipality
 • Total5.85 km2 (2.26 sq mi)
8 m (26 ft)
 • Total25,922
 • Density4,400/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
 • OfficialBengali, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code+91 3218 220/221/222
Vehicle registrationWB-01 to WB-10, WB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituencyJaynagar (SC)
Vidhan Sabha constituencyJaynagar (SC)

Jaynagar Majilpur (or Jaynagar) is a city and a municipality of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal. It is in the southern suburbs of Kolkata. The city is in the area of Greater Kolkata. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA).[1] The city is famous for the confectionery called Jaynagarer Moa.

Geography[change | change source]

Jaynagar Majilpur city is located at 22°10′38″N 88°25′33″E / 22.1772°N 88.4258°E / 22.1772; 88.4258. The average elevation of this city is 8 metres (26 ft).[2]

People[change | change source]

During the 2011 Census of India, there were 25,922 people living in Jaynagar Majilpur. 13,234 (51%) of the people were were males and 12,688 (49%) were females. There were 2,277 people younger than 6 years old. There were 20,898 (88.38%) people who were older than six years old who could read.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Base Map of Kolkata Metropolitan Area". Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 3 September 2007. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. "Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Jaynagar Majilpur". Falling Rain Genomics. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  3. "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 April 2016.

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