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Census Town
Hanspukuria is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Hanspukuria is located in India
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°26′52″N 88°17′25″E / 22.4479°N 88.2903°E / 22.4479; 88.2903
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockThakurpukur Maheshtala
 • Total1.62 km2 (0.63 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total3,887
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,200/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)

Hanspukuria 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.


Hanspukuria is located at 22°26′52″N 88°17′25″E / 22.4479°N 88.2903°E / 22.4479; 88.2903. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Hanspukuria, Joka, Kalua and Ramchandrapur form a cluster of census towns bordering areas of Kolkata Municipal Corporation, as per map of Thakurpukur Maheshtala CD block on page 153 of District Census Handbook 2011 for South 24 Parganas. Since publication of this map Joka I and Joka II gram panchayats have been added to Kolkata Municipal Corporation area.[1] [2]


As per the 2011 Census of India, Hanspukuria had a total population of 3,887, of which 1,888 (49%) were males and 1,999 (51%) were females. Population below 6 years was 317. The total number of literates in Hanspukuria was 3,127 (87.59% of the population over 6 years).[3]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Hanspukuria covered an area of 1.6228 km2. Among the civic amenities it had 3 km of roads with open drains. The source of protected water supply was borewell tank and overhead tank. It had 815 domestic electric connections and 96 road lights. Among the medical facilities it had were a hospital 1 km away, a charitable hospital/nursing home 1 km away and 20 medicine shops. Among the educational facilities It had were 3 primary schools, 3 middle schools, 3 secondary schools, 3 senior secondary schools and the nearest general degree college was at Thakurpukur 2.5 km away. It had 1 management institute/ college and had 1 recognised typewriting, shorthand and vocational training institute. Among the social, recreational and cultural facilities, it had 2 auditoriums/ community halls. The nearest cinema theatre was at Khanbena 3 km away. Three commodities produced were x-ray films, fabricated items and chemicals.[4]


  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ "Assembly clears borough bill". The Telegraph. 28 May 2015. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  3. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  4. ^ "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)