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Mayureswar

Mayureswar
Village
Mayureswar is located in West Bengal
Mayureswar
Mayureswar
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°59′27″N 87°45′53″E / 23.99078°N 87.764734°E / 23.99078; 87.764734
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictBirbhum
Population
 (2011)
 • Total11,142
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
731213 (Mayureswar)
Telephone code03462
Lok Sabha constituencyBolpur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMayureswar
Websitebirbhum.nic.in

Mayureswar is a village and gram panchayat in Mayureswar II CD Block in Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal

Geography

Cities and towns in Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre.
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Location

Kotasur, the CD Block headquarters, is 10 km away from Mayureswar. Suri, the district headquarters, is 30 km away.[1]

Police station

Mayureswar police station has jurisdiction over Mayureswar I and Mayureswar II CD Blocks.[2][3]

Gram panchayat

Villages in Mayureswar gram panchayat are: Brahmanbahara, Chaulja, Kamarhati, Kushtor, Mayureswar, Paramtor and Singari.[1]

Overview

The northern portion of Rampurhat subdivision (shown in the map alongside) is part of the Nalhati Plains, a sub-micro physiographic region, and the southern portion is part of the Brahmani-Mayurakshi Basin, another sub-micro physiographic region occupying the area between the Brahmani in the north and the Mayurakshi in the south. There is an occasional intrusion of Rajmahal Hills, from adjoining Santhal Parganas, towards the north-western part of the subdivision. On the western side is Santhal Parganas and the boder between West Bengal and Jharkhand can be seen in the map. Murshidabad district is on the eastern side. A small portion of the Padma River and the border with Bangladesh (thick line) can be seen in the north-eastern corner of the map.[4]96.62% of the population of Rampurhat subdivision live the rural areas and 3.38% of the population live in the urban areas.[5]

Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the area. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.

Demographics

As per the 2011 Census of India, Mayureswar had a total population of 11,142 of which 5,650 (51%) were males and 5,492 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,502. The total number of literates in Mayureswar was 6,521 (67.65% of the population over 6 years).[6]

Transport

SH 11, running from Mohammad Bazar to Ranaghat, passes near Mayureswar.[7]

Post Office

Mayureswar has a delivery sub post office, with PIN 731213, under Suri head office. Branch offices using the same PIN are situated at Brahmanbahara, Chhamna, Chhototurigram, Daspalsa, Kaleswar, Kanutia, Kotasur, Kuliara, Kusumi, Mohurapur and Parulia.[8]

Culture

Kripanath Smriti Pathagar, a government-sponsored library at Mayureswar, was established in 1979. It has its own pucca building.[9]

References

  1. ^ a b "Indian Village Directory". Mayureswar. villageinfo.in. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2008, Birbhum" (PDF). Table 2.1. Bureau of Applied Economics and Statistics, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Birbhum Police". Police Stations. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook Birbhum, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 15: Physiography. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  5. ^ "2011 Census - Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  6. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  7. ^ Google maps
  8. ^ "Birbhum Postal Zip Code Finder by Post Office". pincodezip.in. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  9. ^ "List of Govt. Sponsored Libraries in the district of BIRBHUM" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 1 February 2018.