|District||South 24 Parganas|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Telephone/STD code||+91 3210|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Mathurapur|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Patharpratima|
|Places in Kakdwip subdivision (Kakdwip, Sagar, Namkhana, Patharpratima CD blocks) in South 24 Parganas district|
R: rural/ urban centre
Places linked with coastal activity are marked in blue
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly
Kakdwip subdivision has full rural population. The entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta. The southern part of the delta has numerous channels and islands such as Henry’s Island, Sagar Island, Frederick Island and Fraserganj Island. A comparatively recent country-wide development is the guarding of the coastal areas by special coastal forces. The area attracts large number of tourists – Gangasagar and Fraserganj-Bakkhali are worth mentioning. Gobardhanpur holds a promise for the future.
Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.
Gobardhanpur is located at.
As per the 2011 Census of India, Gobardhanpur had a total population of 1,185, of which 622 (52%) were males and 563 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 150. The total number of literates in Gobardhanpur was 916 (88.50% of the population over 6 years).
There is a 5 km long beach at Gobardhanpur. As of 2019, the last road heads are Patharpratima or Ramganga, both around 18 km away. Then there is a ferry service for rest of the journey. The state government has plans to build a bridge at Patharpratima and build a road to around Gobardhanpur.The beach is claimed to be superior to all the existing sea-resorts in West Bengal. Optimists rate it on par with Goa beaches. One can also make the trip utilising motor-powered van rickshaws travelling along dirt tracks (it is the only available land transport in the area).
|Weekednd Trip Gobardhanpur Patharpratima|