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|Cities, towns and ECL Areas in the western portion of Asansol Sadar subdivision in Paschim Bardhaman district|
MC: municipal corporation, P: rural administrative centre, CT: census town, N: neighbourhood, OG: out growth, T: temple
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Bhanowara is located at.
The Asansol-Durgapur region has undulating laterite soil. This area lies between two rivers – the Damodar and the Ajay. They flow almost parallel to each other in the region – the average distance between the two rivers is around 30 km. For ages the area was heavily forested and infested with plunderers and marauders. The discovery of coal in the 18th century led to industrialisation of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.
As per the 2011 census, 83.33% of the population of Asansol Sadar subdivision was urban and 16.67% was rural. In 2015, the municipal areas of Kulti, Raniganj and Jamuria were included within the jurisdiction of Asansol Municipal Corporation.Asansol Sadar subdivision has 26 (+1 partly) Census Towns.(partly presented in the map alongside; all places marked on the map are linked in the full-screen map).
As per 2011 Census of India Bhanowara had a total population of 8,855 of which 4,627 (52%) were males and 4,228 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,188. The total number of literates in Bhanowara was 5,452 (71.11% of the population over 6 years).
As per the 2011 census, the urban agglomeration (UA) centred upon Asansol had a population of 1,243,414. In addition to the erstwhile municipalities of Kulti, Jamuria, and Raniganj subsequently incorporated into the Asansol Municipal Corporation, the agglomeration included the census towns of Amkula, Baktarnagar, Ballavpur, Bhanowara, Domohani, Egara, Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township), Majiara, Murgathaul, Raghunathchak, Sahebganj and Topsi, and also Charanpur, an outgrowth of Jamuria.
As of 2001[update] India census, Bhanowara had a population of 7,732. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bhanowara has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 68% and female literacy of 47%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
As per ECL website telephone numbers, operational collieries in the Sripur Area of Eastern Coalfields in 2018 are: Bhanora West Block Colliery, Girmint Colliery, New Ghusick Colliery, Kalipahari Colliery, Ningha Colliery and S.S.I. Colliery.
Bhanowara has five primary schools.