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Pujali

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Pujali
পুজালি
Town
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 22°28′N 88°09′E / 22.47°N 88.15°E / 22.47; 88.15Coordinates: 22°28′N 88°09′E / 22.47°N 88.15°E / 22.47; 88.15{{#coordinates:22.47|N|88.15|E|type:city(33863)_region:|||| |primary |name=

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Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 33,863
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website s24pgs.gov.in

Pujali is a town and a municipality under Budge Budge police station of Alipore sadar subdivision in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1] It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.[2]

Geography

Pujali is located at 22°28′N 88°09′E / 22.47°N 88.15°E / 22.47; 88.15{{#coordinates:22.47|N|88.15|E||||| | |name= }}.[3] It has an average elevation of 6 metres (19 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[4] Pujali had a population of 33,863. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Pujali has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 55%. In Pujali, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Civic administration

There is a Pujali municipality. Currently,the Indian National Congress is in power in it.

References

  1. ^ "Census of India". District-wise list of stautory towns. Directorate of census operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  2. ^ "Base Map of Kolkata Metropolitan area". Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pujali
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.