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Puttabong (Tukvar) Tea Estate

Puttabong (Tukvar) Tea Estate
Census Town
Puttabong (Tukvar) Tea Estate is located in West Bengal
Puttabong (Tukvar) Tea Estate
Puttabong (Tukvar) Tea Estate
Location in West Bengal, India
Puttabong (Tukvar) Tea Estate is located in India
Puttabong (Tukvar) Tea Estate
Puttabong (Tukvar) Tea Estate
Puttabong (Tukvar) Tea Estate (India)
Coordinates: 27°04′43″N 88°16′03″E / 27.07862°N 88.26751°E / 27.07862; 88.26751
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictDarjeeling
Population (2001)
 • Total1,633
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationWB
Websitewb.gov.in

Puttabong (Tukvar) Tea Estate falls under the District of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. Puttabong (Tukvar) is a tea estate within the urban agglomeration of Darjeeling. The area under tea plantation is 4.37 km2 (2 sq mi) while the gross area is 8.92 km2 (3 sq mi).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[1] Puttabong Tea Estate had a population of 1633. Males constituted 49% of the population and females 51%. Puttabong Tea Estate has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 66%. In Puttabong Tea Estate, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Notable persons

Phiroj Shyangden. Songwriter, singer, guitarist, composer. Former founding member of 1974 AD and The Original Duo.

References

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.