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Chata Kalikapur

Chata Kalikapur
Census Town
Chata Kalikapur is located in West Bengal
Chata Kalikapur
Chata Kalikapur
Location in West Bengal
Chata Kalikapur is located in India
Chata Kalikapur
Chata Kalikapur
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°28′39″N 88°15′46″E / 22.4775°N 88.2627°E / 22.4775; 88.2627
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockThakurpukur Maheshtala
 • Total5.66 km2 (2.19 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total24,985
 • Density4,400/km2 (11,000/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 constituencyBishnupur (SC)

Chata Kalikapur is a census town under Maheshtala police station of Thakurpukur Maheshtala CD block in Alipore Sadar subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.


Chata Kalikapur is located at 22°28′39″N 88°15′46″E / 22.4775°N 88.2627°E / 22.4775; 88.2627. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).[1]

Rameswarpur, Chata Kalikapur, Ganye Gangadharpur and Asuti form a cluster of census towns on the southern side of Maheshtala, as per map of Thakurpukur Maheshtala CD block on page 153 of District Census Handbook 2011 for South 24 Parganas.[2]


As per 2011 Census of India, Chata Kalikapur had a total population of 24,985, of which 12,709 (51%) were males and 12,276 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 3,318. The total number of literates was 16,715 (77.15 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 Census of India, Chata Kalikapur had a population of 20,087. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. It has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 63% and female literacy of 52%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.[4]

Kolkata Urban Agglomeration

The following Municipalities and census towns in South 24 Parganas district were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in the 2011 census: Maheshtala (M), Joka (CT), Balarampur (CT), Chata Kalikapur (CT), Budge Budge (M), Nischintapur (CT), Uttar Raypur (CT), Pujali (M) and Rajpur Sonarpur (M).[5]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Chata Kalikapur covered an area of 5.66 km2. Akra railway station is 5 km away. Among the civic amenities it had 30 km of roads with open drains. The source of protected water supply was borewell tank and overhead tank. It had 2,000 domestic electric connections and 200 road lights. Among the medical facilities it had were a family welfare centre and a nursing home 3 km away. Among the educational facilities It had were 14 primary schools, 2 middle schools, 3 secondary schools, 1 senior secondary school and the nearest general degree college was at Maheshtala 6 km away. It had 2 recognised typewriting, shorthand and vocational training centres. Three important commodities manufactured were: ready-made garments, grill, dyeing. It had a branch of a nationalised bank.[6]


Raipur Road links Chata Kalikapur to Maheshtala.[7]


  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Chata Kalikapur". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 7 December 2008.
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twentyfour Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 153 – Map of Thakurpukur Maheshtala CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  3. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  6. ^ "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)
  7. ^ Google maps