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Uttar Raypur

Uttar Raypur
Census Town
Uttar Raypur is located in West Bengal
Uttar Raypur
Uttar Raypur
Location in West Bengal
Uttar Raypur is located in India
Uttar Raypur
Uttar Raypur
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°28′11″N 88°12′00″E / 22.4698°N 88.1999°E / 22.4698; 88.1999
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockBudge Budge I
 • Total5.32 km2 (2.05 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total23,084
 • Density4,300/km2 (11,000/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 constituencyDiamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBudge Budge

Uttar Raypur is a census town under Budge Budge police station of Budge Budge I CD block in Alipore Sadar subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.


Uttar Raypur is located at 22°28′11″N 88°12′00″E / 22.4698°N 88.1999°E / 22.4698; 88.1999. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).[1]

Balarampur, Uttar Raypur, Buita, Benjanhari Acharial, Abhirampur and Nischintapur form a cluster of census towns around Budge Budge and Pujali, as per map of Budge Budge I CD block on page 167 of District Census Handbook 2011 for South 24 Parganas.[2]


As per 2011 Census of India, Uttar Raypur had a total population of 23,084, of which 11,762 (51%) were males and 11,322 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 2,310. The total number of literates was 17,522 (84.35 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 Census of India, Uttar Raypur had a population of 20,382. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. It has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 65%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.[4]

Kolkata Urban Agglomeration

The following Municipalities and census towns in South 24 Parganas district were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in the 2011 census: Maheshtala (M), Joka (CT), Balarampur (CT), Chata Kalikapur (CT), Budge Budge (M), Nischintapur (CT), Uttar Raypur (CT), Pujali (M) and Rajpur Sonarpur (M).[5]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Uttar Raypur covered an area of 5.32 km2. Budge Budge railway station is 1 km away. Among the civic amenities it had 10 km of roads. Protected water supply involves hand pumps. It had 1,200 domestic electric connections and 105 road lights. Among the medical facilities it had were 5 medicine shops. Among the educational facilities It had were 12 primary schools, 3 secondary schools, 2 senior secondary schools. It had 2 non-formal education centres (Sarbya Siksha Abhiyan). It had the branch of 1 nationalised bank.[6]


Uttar Raypur is on Shyampur-Chanditala Road.[7]


Nayachak High School is a Bengali-medium coeducational institution established in 1961. It has arrangements for teaching from class v to class XII.[8]


  1. ^ "Yahoo maps of Uttar Raypur". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 29 November 2008.
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twentyfour Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 167 – Map of Budge Budge I CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  3. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 7 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)
  7. ^ Google maps
  8. ^ "Nayachak High School". ICBSE. Retrieved 10 November 2019.