Manikpur, West Bengal


Manikpur, West Bengal
Manikpur
—  town  —
Manikpur
Location of Manikpur
in West Bengal and India
Coordinates 22°28′N 88°02′E / 22.47°N 88.03°E / 22.47; 88.03Coordinates: 22°28′N 88°02′E / 22.47°N 88.03°E / 22.47; 88.03
Country India
State West Bengal
District(s) Howrah
Parliamentary constituency Howrah
Assembly constituency Sankrail
Population 19,125 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Website howrah.gov.in/

Manikpur (Bengali: মানিকপুর) is a census town under Sankrail police station in Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]

Geography

Manikpur is located at 22°28′N 88°02′E / 22.47°N 88.03°E / 22.47; 88.03.[2]

Demographics

As of 2001 India census[3], Manikpur had a population of 19,125. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Manikpur has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 54%. In Manikpur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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