|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Asansol|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Pandaveswar|
|Cities, towns and ECL Areas in the northern portion of Durgapur subdivision in Paschim Bardhaman district|
MC: Municipal Corporation, CT: census town, R: rural administrative centre
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Chak Bankola is located at.
The Asansol-Durgapur region is composed of undulating laterite soil. This area lies between two mighty 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 led to industrialisation of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.
As per the 2011 census, 79.22% of the population of Durgapur subdivision was urban and 20.78% was rural. Durgapur subdivision has 1 municipal corporation at Durgapur and 38 (+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 the portion of Chak Bankola in Pandabeswar CD Block had a total population of 11,527, of which 6,120 (53%) were males and 5,407 (47%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,422. The total number of literates in this portion of Chak Bankola was 7,454 (73.77% of the population over 6 years). The portion of Chak Bankola in Andal CD Block had a total population of 1,965, of 1,010 (51%) were males and 955 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 284. The total number of literates in this portion of Chak Bankola was 1,203 (71.56% of the population over 6 years),
As of 2001[update] India census, Chak Bankola had a population of 10,318. Males constitute 57% of the population and females 43%. Chak Bankola has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 62% and female literacy of 46%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
As per ECL website telephone numbers, operational collieries in the Bankola Area of Eastern Coalfields in 2018 are: Bankola Colliery, Khandra Colliery, Kumardih A Colliery, Kumardih B Colliery, Moira Colliery, Nakrakonda Colliery, Shankarpur Colliery, Shyamsundarpur Colliery and Tilaboni Colliery.
Chak Bankola has one primary school.