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Census Town
Barkalikapur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Barkalikapur is located in India
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°22′34″N 88°14′05″E / 22.3761°N 88.2347°E / 22.3761; 88.2347
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockBishnupur II
 • Total1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total4,650
 • Density3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code+91 33
Vehicle registrationWB-01 to WB-10, WB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituencySatgachhia

Barkalikapur is a census town under Bishnupur police station of Bishnupur II CD block in Alipore Sadar subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.


Barkalikapur is located at 22°22′34″N 88°14′05″E / 22.3761°N 88.2347°E / 22.3761; 88.2347. 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.[1]


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).[2]


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.[3]


A short stretch links Barkalikapur to the Amtala-Bibirhat More (locally known as Nibaran Dutta Road).[4]


  1. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twentyfour Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 233 – Map of Bishnupur II CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  2. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Pages 999-1006 Statement I: Status and Growth History, Pages 1006-1010; Statement II: Physical Aspects and Location of Towns, Pages 1010-1015; Statement III: Civic and other Amenities, Pages 1015-1019; Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 1019-1027 Statement V: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities, Pages 1027- 1029: Statement VI:Industry and Banking:. Directorate of Census Operations V, West Bengal. Retrieved 9 November 2018.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  4. ^ Google maps