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Kankuria more
Census Town
Kankuria is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Kankuria is located in India
Kankuria (India)
Coordinates: 24°39′29″N 87°58′46″E / 24.658°N 87.97943°E / 24.658; 87.97943
Country India
StateWest Bengal
 • TypeRural area
 • BodyGram Panchayat
 • Total36,925
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationWB58, WB94
Lok Sabha constituencyMaldaha Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituencySamserganj

Kankuria is a census town in Samserganj CD Block, under Dhulian Circle Area in Jangipur subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

School: Saheb Nagar High School (H.S) affiliated to West Bengal board of secondary education ( WBBSE).

Police station: Samserganj police station , located in Dhulian .

College : Nur Mohammad smriti mohavidyalaya affiliated to Kalyani university located beside the NH34 High way.

Hospital : Tarapur hospital (government) ,Anup Nagar hospital (government) ,DDH hospital ( private) . This hospitals are located in Dhulian.

River : Ganga river (also called bagirathi river )

CPI(M) party office : located at kankuria.

Bank: Canara bank is a bank that located at kankuria.No others bank branch is available .

Petrol pump : No petrol pump in this place . Petrol pump is available at duckbanglow near to NH34 .

Internet point : Internet point is available .

Post office : kankuria post office is available .

Mobile service center : No mobile service center available .

Transportation : Kankuria is well connected in Kolkata via NH34 and Dhulian Ganga railway station .

ATM service : ATM service is available is here.

Gram Panchayat : Bogdadnagar gram Panchayat located at kankuria .

Biri industry(nicotine industry): Most of people involved in Biri industry specially in women .

Cultures : Muslim and Hindu mixed culture is here .


As per the 2011 Census of India, Kankuria had a total population of 36,925, of which 18,157 (49%) were males and 18,768 (51%) were females. Population below 6 years was 7,430. The total number of literates in Kankuria was 15,640 (53.03% of the population over 6 years). [1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kankuria had a population of 27,372. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kankuria has an average literacy rate of 31%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 39%, and female literacy is 23%. In Kankuria, 23% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  2. ^ "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.

School: Saheb Nagar High School (H.S).