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Old Malda

Old Malda
City
Old Malda is located in West Bengal
Old Malda
Old Malda
Location in West Bengal, India
Old Malda is located in India
Old Malda
Old Malda
Old Malda (India)
Old Malda is located in Asia
Old Malda
Old Malda
Old Malda (Asia)
Coordinates: 25°02′N 88°08′E / 25.04°N 88.14°E / 25.04; 88.14
CountryIndia
StateWest Bengal
DistrictMalda
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyOld Malda Municipality
Population
 (2001)
 • Total84,012
Languages
 • OfficialBengali[1][2]
 • Additional officialEnglish[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyMaldaha Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMaldaha
Websitemalda.nic.in

Old Malda is a city and a municipality of Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located on the eastern bank of the Mahananda River.

Geography

Old Malda is located at 25°02′N 88°08′E / 25.04°N 88.14°E / 25.04; 88.14.[3]

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[4] Old Malda had a population of 62,944. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Old Malda has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 54%. In Old Malda, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Most of the people are Hindu. Some Muslim, Shikh, Christian people live here.

Places of interest

  • Old Malda gurudwara
  • Old Mosque
  • Minaret at Mahananda bank

References

  1. ^ a b "Fact and Figures". www.wb.gov.in. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  2. ^ "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. p. 85. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Old Malda". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 7 December 2008.
  4. ^ "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.