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Census Town
Patharberia is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Patharberia is located in India
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°22′08″N 88°12′35″E / 22.3688°N 88.2097°E / 22.3688; 88.2097
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockBishnupur II
 • Total2.03 km2 (0.78 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total4,698
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/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 constituencySatgachhia

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


Cities and towns in the eastern part of Alipore Sadar subdivision (including Bishnupur I & II 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

Alipore Sadar subdivision is a most urbanized part of South 24 Parganas district. 59.85% of the population live in urban areas and 40.15% live in the rural areas. In the southern portion of the subdivision (shown in the map alongside) there are 15 census towns. The entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta and the subdivision, on the east bank of the Hooghly River, is an alluvial stretch, with industrial development.[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.


Patharberia is located at 22°22′08″N 88°12′35″E / 22.3688°N 88.2097°E / 22.3688; 88.2097. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Nadabhanga, Kanganbaria, Bora Gagangohalia, Barkalikapur, Chanddandaha and Patharberia (a little away) form a cluster of census towns, as per map of Bishnupur II CD block on page 233 of District Census Handbook 2011 for South 24 Parganas.[4]


As per the 2011 Census of India, Patharberia had a total population of 4,698, of which 2,459 (52%) were males and 2,239 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 424. The total number of literates in Patharberia was 3,544 (82.92% of the population over 6 years).[5]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Patharberia covered an area of 2.0275 km2. Among the civic amenities, it had 16 km roads with open drains. The protected water supply involved over-head tank. It had 497 domestic electric connections. Among the medical facilities it had 1 TB hospital/ clinic. Among the educational facilities It had were 2 primary schools, 1 middle school, 1 secondary school, the nearest senior secondary school was at Bakrahat 2 km away. Commodities it produced were brush and bamboo products.[6]


A stretch of local road links Patharberia to Bakrahat, loctaed on the Amtala-Dongaria Road, routed via Bakrahat and Nodakhali.[7]


RC Nagar High School (Ramchandra Nagar High School) is a Bengali-medium coeducational school established in 1958. It has facilities for teaching from class VI to class X.[8]


  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. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twentyfour Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 233 – Map of Bishnupur II CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  5. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  6. ^ "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)
  7. ^ Google maps
  8. ^ "R C Nagar High School". EduGorilla. Retrieved 10 November 2019.