|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Birbhum|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Sainthia|
|Cities and towns in Suri Sadar subdivision of Birbhum district|
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, B: Barrage.
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The headquarters of Suri II CD block are located at Purandarpur.
Behira, a tourist destination, is situated 2 km on the way to Bolpur. A very old Kali Mandir (Kali temple), on the bank of Bakreshwar River in a deep forest is the main attraction. There is a Dharmaraj temple in the village, where an annual festival is held regarding the Dharmaraj myths. A Mahaprabhu temple is also there in the village. 
As per the 2011 Census of India, Purandarpur had a total population of 4,566 of which 2,326 (51%) were males and 2,240 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 499. The total number of literates in Purandarpur was 3,204 (78.78% of the population over 6 years).
The village is located at the connecting point of the roads from Bolpur to Suri and Ahmadpur to Suri. The nearest railway station is at Suri, which is the District headquarters of Birbhum district.
Purandarpur has a delivery sub post office, with PIN 731129, under Suri head office. Branch offices having the same PIN are Damdama, Dholitkuri, Gadadharpur, Ikra and Majhigram.
Purandarpur High School, a Bengali-medium co-educational school, was established in 1957. It has facilities for teaching from class VI to class 12. The school has 12 computers and a library of 1,500 books. It is housed in a government building and has a play ground.
Purandarpur Rural Library, a government-sponsored library, was established in 1940. It has its own pucca building.
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