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Census Town
Kanyanagar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Kanyanagar is located in India
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°22′52″N 88°14′55″E / 22.3810°N 88.2486°E / 22.3810; 88.2486
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockBishnupur I
 • Total1.80 km2 (0.69 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total10,823
 • Density6,000/km2 (16,000/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 constituencyBishnupur (SC)

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


Kanyanagar is located at 22°22′52″N 88°14′55″E / 22.3810°N 88.2486°E / 22.3810; 88.2486. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Bishnupur, Kanyanagar, Amtala, Ramkrishnapur, Kriparampur and Chak Enayetnagar (a little away) form a cluster of census towns, as per map of Bishnupur I CD block on page 207 and map of Bishnupur II CD block on page 233 of District Census Handbook 2011 for South 24 Parganas.[1]


As per 2011 census of India, Kanyanagar had a total population of 10,823, of which 5,499 (51%) were males and 5,324 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 848. The total number of literates was 8,663 (86.85 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 Census of India, Kanyanagar had a population of 10,193. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. It has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 71%. 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.[3]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Kanyanagar covered an area of 1.8 km2. Among the civic amenities, the protected water supply involved over-head tank and service reservoir. It had 1,600 domestic electric connections. Among the medical facilities it had 1 hospital, 2 dispensary/ health centres. Among the educational facilities It had were 4 primary schools, 1 middle school, 1 secondary school, nearest senior secondary school at Bishnupur, I km away. Among the social, recreational and cultural facilities it had 1 public library. Three important commodities it produced were muri (puffed rice), textiles, soft toys.[4]


Kanyanagar is on the Amtala-Bibirhat More.[5]


  1. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twentyfour Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 207 - Map of Bishnupur CD block, Page 233 – Map of Bishnupur II CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  2. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  3. ^ "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.
  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)
  5. ^ Google maps