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Census Town
Kanganbaria is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Kanganbaria is located in India
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°23′56″N 88°14′38″E / 22.3990°N 88.2438°E / 22.3990; 88.2438
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockBishnupur II
 • Total2.15 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total6,657
 • Density3,100/km2 (8,000/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 constituencySatgachhia

Kanganbaria is a census town under Bishnupur police station of Bishnupur II CD block in Alipore Sadar subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.


Cities and towns in the eastern part of Alipore Sadar subdivision (including Bishnupur I & II CD blocks) in South 24 Parganas district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, N: neighbourhood
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Area overview

Alipore Sadar subdivision is the most urbanized part of South 24 Parganas district. 59.85% of the population live in urban areas and 40.15% live in the rural areas. In the southern portion of the subdivision (shown in the map alongside) there are 15 census towns. The entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta and the subdivision, on the east bank of the Hooghly River, is an alluvial stretch, with industrial development.[1][2][3]

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.


Kanganbaria is located at 22°23′56″N 88°14′38″E / 22.3990°N 88.2438°E / 22.3990; 88.2438. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Nadabhanga, Kanganbaria, Bora Gagangohalia, Barkalikapur, Chanddandaha and Patharberia (a little away) form a cluster of census towns, as per map of Bishnupur II CD block on page 233 of District Census Handbook 2011 for South 24 Parganas.[4]


As per the 2011 Census of India, Kanganbaria had a total population of 6,657, of which 3,347 (50%) were males and 3,310 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 638. The total number of literates in Kanganbaria was 5,163 (85.78% of the population over 6 years).[5]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Kanganbaria covered an area of 2.1474 km2. Among the civic amenities, it had 29.8 km roads with both open and covered drains, the protected water supply involved service reservoir. It had 646 domestic electric connections. Among the medical facilities it had 1 dispensary/ health centre, 1 medicine shop. Among the educational facilities It had were 3 primary schools, nearest middle school, secondary school, senior secondary school, general degree college were at Vidyanagar 1.2 km away. Among the social, recreational and cultural facilitie, public library and reading room are there in Vidyanagar. Three important commodities it produced were: brush, biri and puffed rice.[6]


Kangabaria is off the Thakurpukur-Dongaria Road passing via Bakrahat and Nodakhali.[7]


Samali Block Primary Health Centre at Samali is located nearby and serves Bishnupur II CD block.[8]


  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 South Twety-four Parganas". Table 2.1 , 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal, District Census Handbook, South Twentyfour Parganas, Series – 20, Part XII-A, Village and Town Directory" (PDF). Page 13, Physiography. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  3. ^ "District Human Development Report: South 24 Parganas". Chapter 9: Sundarbans and the Remote Islanders, p 290-311. Development & Planning Department, Government of West Bengal, 2009. Archived from the original on 5 October 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twentyfour Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 233 – Map of Bishnupur II CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  5. ^ {{cite web| url = [] |title = CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA) | work= West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks|publisher= Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India | accessdate = 4 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
  8. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Block Primary Health Centres. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 4 November 2019.