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Radhanagar, Sonarpur

Census Town
Radhanagar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Radhanagar is located in India
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°26′56″N 88°28′19″E / 22.4488°N 88.4719°E / 22.4488; 88.4719
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockSonarpur
 • Total5.29 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total6,675
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/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 constituencyJadavpur
Vidhan Sabha constituencySonarpur Uttar

Radhanagar is a census town within the jurisdiction of the Sonarpur police station in the Sonarpur CD block in the Baruipur subdivision of the South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Cities and towns in the northern part of Baruipur subdivision (including Sonarpur, Bhangar 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

Baruipur subdivision is a rural subdivision with moderate levels of urbanization. 31.05% of the population lives in the urban areas and 68.95% lives in the rural areas. In the northern portion of the subdivision (shown in the map alongside) there are 10 census towns. The entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta and the northern part of the subdivision is a flat plain bordering the metropolis of Kolkata.[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.


Radhanagar is located at 22°26′56″N 88°28′19″E / 22.4488°N 88.4719°E / 22.4488; 88.4719. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).


According to the 2011 Census of India, Radhanagar had a total population of 6,675, of which 3,375 (51%) were males and 3,300 (49%) were females. There were 711 persons below thr age of 6. The total number of literate persons in Radhanagar was 4,302 (72.13% of the population over 6 years).[4]


According to the District Census Handbook 2011, Radhanagar covered an area of 5.2894 km2. Sonarpur Junction railway station is 5 km away. Among the civic amenities, the protected water supply involved service reservoir. It had 619 domestic electric connections. Among the medical facilities it had 1 dispensary/ health centre 1 km away, a nursing home 2 km away and 2 medicine shops in the town. Among the educational facilities it had were 2 primary schools.[5]


Sonarpur Rural Hospital, with 25 beds, at Rajpur Sonarpur, is a major Government medical facility in Sonarpur CD block.[6]


  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. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Rural Hospitals. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 7 January 2020.