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Salua, Paschim Medinipur

Salua
Village
Salua is located in West Bengal
Salua
Salua
Location in West Bengal, India
Salua is located in India
Salua
Salua
Salua (India)
Coordinates: 22°16′21.7″N 87°17′35.9″E / 22.272694°N 87.293306°E / 22.272694; 87.293306
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Named for air force , CRPF base camp < EFR base camp , CISF trainning center
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,430
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituency Medinipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kharagpur
Website paschimmedinipur.gov.in

Salua is a village, in Kharagpur I CD Block in Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Salua had a total population of 4,430 of which 2.463 (56%) were males and 1,967 (44%) were females. Population below 6 years was 515. The total number of literates in Salua was 3,915 (88.37% of the population over 6 years).[1]

Transport

SH 5 running from Rupnarayanpur (in Bardhaman district) to Junput (in Purba Medinipur district) passes through Salua.[2]

Air Force Station

Air Force Station Salua is a radar station of Indian Air Force. It had an air-field during World War II and was in use from 1942 to 1946.[3]

References

  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 13 January 2007.
  2. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Salua Air Field". Midnapore.in Legacy of Midnapore. Retrieved 15 January 2017.