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Census Town
Chinchuria is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Chinchuria is located in India
Chinchuria (India)
Coordinates: 23°42′44″N 87°11′20″E / 23.71219°N 87.188974°E / 23.71219; 87.188974
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Bardhaman
 • Total6,617
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0341
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyAsansol
Vidhan Sabha constituencyJamuria

Chinchuria is a census town in Jamuria CD Block in Asansol Sadar subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Cities and towns in the eastern portion of Asansol Sadar subdivision in Paschim Bardhaman district
MC: Municipal Corporation, CT: census town, N: neighbourhood, R: rural centre
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly


Chinchuria is located at 23°42′44″N 87°11′20″E / 23.71219°N 87.188974°E / 23.71219; 87.188974


As per the 2011 census, 83.33% of the population of Asansol Sadar subdivision was urban and 16.67% was rural.[1]In 2015, the municipal areas of Kulti, Raniganj and Jamuria were included within the jurisdiction of Asansol Municipal Corporation.[2]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 the 2011 Census of India, Chinchuria had a total population of 6,617 of which 3,458 (52%) were males and 3,159 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 691. The total number of literates in Chinchuria was 4,525 (76.36% of the population over 6 years).[3]


As per ECL website telephone numbers, operational collieries in the Kenda Area of Eastern Coalfields in 2018 are: Bahula Colliery, Chora Block Incline, CI Jambad Colliery, Chora OCP, Haripur Colliery, Lower Kenda Colliery, New Kenda Colliery, Siduli Colliery, SK OCP, West Kenda OCP.[4]

In Sonpur Bazari project located nearby, Seam R-IV is also referred to as Chinchuria seam.[5]


Chinchuria has there primary and one higher secondary schools - Chinchuria Upendranath High School.[6]


There is a primary health centre at Churulia.[7][8]


  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Burdwan". Table 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  2. ^ "The Kolkata Gazette" (PDF). Notification No. 335/MA/O/C-4/1M-36/2014 dated 3 June 2015. Department of Municipal Affairs, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  3. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Area wise Closed User Group (CUG) Telephone Numbers" (PDF). Kajora Area. Eastern Coalfields Limited. Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Name of Seam" (PDF). Eastern Coalfield Ltd. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  6. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003 Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Bardhaman district". Medical Institutions. Bardhaman district administration. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  8. ^ "2011 District Census Handbook Bardhaman Part XII A" (PDF). Jamuria Block Map on page 189. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 6 March 2017.