Geography

District profile:- Paschim Bardhaman Geographical :


Paschim Bardhaman district is a predominantly urban mining-industrial district in West Bengal. The headquarters of the district is Asansol. It was formed on 7 April 2017 after bifurcation of the erstwhile Bardhaman district as the 23rd district of West Bengal.


GENERAL PROFILE : PASCHIM BARDHAMAN
District Head Quarter Asansol
Sub-Division2
Police Station16
Panchayat Samiti/Block8
Gram Panchayat62
Gram Sansad833
No of Mouza611
GEOGRAPHICAL AREA1603.17 sq.km
EastLongitude=86 °48 ˚ 0.33"E
Latitude=23 °50 ˚ 2.38"N
WestLongitude=87 °28 ˚ 32.094"E
Latitude=23 °31 ˚ 27.295"N
NorthLongitude=87 °5 ˚ 38.212"E
Latitude=23 °48 ˚ 10.161"N
SouthLongitude=87 °7 ˚ 19.326"E
Latitude=23 °34 ˚ 25.281"N
Number of House Total2,48,038
Population Total11,59,127
Population Male6,02,787
Population Female5,56,340
Source : Census 2011