|District||South 24 Parganas|
|CD block||Bishnupur II|
|• Total||1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi)|
|Elevation||9 m (30 ft)|
|• Density||3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Telephone code||+91 33|
|Vehicle registration||WB-01 to WB-10, WB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Diamond Harbour|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Satgachhia|
Barkalikapur is located at. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).
Nadabhanga, Kanganbaria, Bora Gagangohalia, Barkalikapur, Chanddandaha and Patharberia (a little away) form a cluster of census towns, as per map of Bishnupur II CD block on page 233 of District Census Handbook 2011 for South 24 Parganas.
As per the 2011 Census of India, Barkalikapur had a total population of 4,650, of which 2,322 (50%) were males and 2,328 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 538. The total number of literates in Barkalikapur was 3,174 (77.19% of the population over 6 years).
As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Barkalikapur covered an area of 1.5075 km2. Among the civic amenities, it had 25 km roads with open drains. The protected water supply involved over-head tank. It had 548 domestic electric connections. Among the medical facilities it had 1 family welfare centre, 1 maternity and child welfare centre. Among the educational facilities It had were 3 primary schools, the nearest middle school, secondary school, senior secondary school were at Patharberia 1 km away. It had 1 non-formal education centre (Sarba Siksha Abhiyan). Among the social, recreational and cultural facilities, it had 1 orphanage home. A commodity it produced was brush.
A short stretch links Barkalikapur to the Amtala-Bibirhat More (locally known as Nibaran Dutta Road).
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