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Parulia, Diamond Harbour

Parulia is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Parulia is located in India
Parulia (India)
Coordinates: 22°12′22″N 88°08′15″E / 22.2061°N 88.1375°E / 22.2061; 88.1375
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
 • Total1,825
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone/STD code+91 3174
Lok Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour

Parulia is a village and a gram panchayat in Diamond Harbour I CD block in Diamond Harbour subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.


Cities and towns in the western part of Diamond Harbour subdivision (including Falta, Diamond Harbour I & II, Kulpi 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

Diamond Harbour subdivision is a rural subdivision with patches of urbanization. Only 14.61% of the population live in urban areas and an overwhelming 85.39% live in the rural areas. In the western portion of the subdivision (shown in the map alongside) there are 11 census towns. The entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta and the western part, located on the east bank of the Hooghly River, is covered by the Kulpi Diamond Harbour Plain, which is 5-6 metres above sea level. [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.


Parulia is located at 22°12′22″N 88°08′15″E / 22.2061°N 88.1375°E / 22.2061; 88.1375 .


As per the 2011 Census of India, Parulia had a total population of 1,825, of which 947 (52%) were males and 878 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 146. The total number of literates in Parulia was 1,367 (81.42% of the population over 6 years).[4]

Civic administration

Police station

Parulia coastal police station was established in 2014. It has jurisdiction over Parulia gram panchayat in Diamond Harbour I CD block and Kamarpole gram panchayat in Diamond Harbour II CD block.[5][6]


A local road links Parulia to National Highway 34.[7]


  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. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 19 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Parulia Coastal PS". Diamond Harbour police district. West Bengal police. Retrieved 20 October 2019.
  6. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 South 24 Parganas". Table No. 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 20 October 2019.
  7. ^ Google maps