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Ramchandrapur, Sonarpur

Census Town
Ramchandrapur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Ramchandrapur is located in India
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°26′10″N 88°23′05″E / 22.4360°N 88.3846°E / 22.4360; 88.3846
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockSonarpur
 • Total1.61 km2 (0.62 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total8,196
 • Density5,100/km2 (13,000/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 constituencyJadavpur
Vidhan Sabha constituencySonarpur Uttar

Ramchandrapur is a census town under Sonarpur police station of Sonarpur CD block in Baruipur subdivision of 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 live in urban areas and 68.95% live 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.


Ramchandrapur is located at 22°26′10″N 88°23′05″E / 22.4360°N 88.3846°E / 22.4360; 88.3846. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Danga and Ramchndrapur are adjacent to Rajpur Sonarpur city on its south-eastern side, as per map of Sonarpur CD block in the District Census Handbook for South 24 Parganas.[4]


As per the 2011 Census of India, Ramchandrapur had a total population of 8,196, of which 4,188 (51%) were males and 4,008 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 700. The total number of literates in Ramchandrapur was 6,674 (91.70% of the population over 6 years).[5]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Ramchandrapur covered an area of 1.612 km2. Garia railway station is 8 km away. Among the civic amenities, it had 5 km roads with both open and covered drains, the protected water supply involved service reservoir. It had 850 domestic electric connections and 75 road light points. Among the educational facilities It had were 2 primary schools, the nearest secondary school, senior secondary school were at Sreepur 1 km away, the nearest general degree college was at Garia 5 km away. Among the commodities it produced were bakery products and battery.[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. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal, District Census Handbook, South Twentyfour Parganas, Series – 20, Part XII-A, Village and Town Directory" (PDF). Page 257 - Map of Sonarpur CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  5. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 8 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)