Kolkata destrict

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Kolkata destrict (Bengali: কলকাতা জেলা) is a admeenistrative destrict o the Indie state o Wast Bengal. It contains the centre pairt o the ceety o Kolkata. The jurisdiction o the Kolkata Collector, that is, o the destrict, is athin the auries covered bi the Kolkata Polis an bi the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, but it daes no cover the entire aurie covered bi either o thaim. See Ceevic admeenistration o Kolkata.

As regards ceevic infrastructur (watter, sewage, etc.), the aurie o Kolkata destrict is unner the admeenistration o the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. But ither pairts o the ceety's (that is, the KMC's) aurie, an o the ceety's suburban auries, belang tae the destricts o North 24 Parganas, Sooth 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly an Nadia.

The office o the Kolkata Collector is in B.B.D. Bag, north o the General Post Office.

Diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Assembly constituencies[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2011, follaein the order o Delimitation Commission in respect o the boondary delimitation o constituencies in the Wast Bengal, Kolkata destrict haes 11 assembly constituencies:[1]

  1. Kolkata Port (assembly constituency no. 158) coverin the aurie unner the wairds nummered 75, 76, 78–80, 133–135 o the Kolkata Municipal Corporation,
  2. Bhabanipur (assembly constituency no. 159) coverin the aurie unner the wairds nummered 63, 70–74, 77 an 82 o the Kolkata municipal corporation,
  3. Rashbehari (assembly constituency no. 160) coverin the aurie unner the wairds nummered 81, 83, 84, 86–90 an 93 o the Kolkata municipal corporation,
  4. Ballygunge (assembly constituency no. 161) coverin the aurie unner the wairds nummered 60, 61, 64, 65, 68, 69 an 85 o the Kolkata municipal corporation,
  5. Chowringhee (assembly constituency no. 162) coverin the aurie unner the wairds nummered 44–53 an 62 o the Kolkata municipal corporation,
  6. Entally (assembly constituency no. 163) coverin the aurie unner the wairds nummered 54–56, 58 an 59 o the Kolkata municipal corporation,
  7. Beleghata (assembly constituency no. 164) coverin the aurie unner the wairds nummered 28–30, 33–36 an 57 o the Kolkata municipal corporation,
  8. Jorasanko (assembly constituency no. 165) coverin the aurie unner the wairds nummered 22, 23, 25, 27 an 37–43 o the Kolkata municipal corporation,
  9. Shyampukur (assembly constituency no. 166) coverin the aurie unner the wairds nummered 7–10, 17–21, 24 an 26 o the Kolkata municipal corporation,
  10. Maniktala (assembly constituency no. 167) coverin the aurie unner the wairds nummered 11–16, 31 an 32 o the Kolkata municipal corporation an
  11. Kashipur-Belgachhia (assembly constituency no. 168) coverin the aurie unner the wairds numbered 1–6 o the Kolkata municipal corporation.

Nane o the constituencies is reservit for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates.

Parliamentar constituencies[eedit | eedit soorce]

Chowringhee, Entally, Beliaghata, Jorasanko, Shyampukur, Maniktala an Kashipur-Belgachhia constituencies form the Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency). Alang wi three assembly constituencies (Kasba, Behala Purba, an Behala Paschim) frae Sooth 24 Parganas destrict, Kolkata Port, Bhabanipur, Rashbehari, an Ballygunje constituencies form the Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).

Previous distribution o Assembly constituencies[eedit | eedit soorce]

Prior tae the delimitation, the destrict wis dividit intae 17 assembly constituencies:[2]

  1. Cossipur (assembly constituency no. 140),
  2. Shyampukur (assembly constituency no. 141),
  3. Jorabagan (assembly constituency no. 142),
  4. Jorasanko (assembly constituency no. 143),
  5. Barabazar (assembly constituency no. 144),
  6. Bowbazar (assembly constituency no. 145),
  7. Chowringhee (assembly constituency no. 146),
  8. Rashbehari Avenue (assembly constituency no. 149),
  9. Ballygunge (assembly constituency no. 152),
  10. Entally (assembly constituency no. 153),
  11. Taltola (SC) (assembly constituency no. 154),
  12. Beliaghata (assembly constituency no. 155),
  13. Sealdah (assembly constituency no. 156),
  14. Vidyasagar (assembly constituency no. 157),
  15. Burtola (assembly constituency no. 158),
  16. Manicktola (assembly constituency no. 159),
  17. Belgachia West (assembly constituency no. 160),

Taltola constituency wis reservit for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates. Cossipur, Shyampukur, Jorabagan, Barabazar, Bowbazar an Taltola constituencies formit the Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency). Entally, Beliaghata, Sealdah, Vidyasagar, Burtola, Manicktola an Belgachia West constituencies formit the Calcutta North East (Lok Sabha constituency). Alang wi fower assembly constituencies frae Sooth 24 Parganas destrict, Chowringhee, Rashbehari Avenue an Ballygunje constituencies formit the Calcutta South (Lok Sabha constituency).

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2011 census Kolkata destrict haes a population o 4,486,679,[3] roughly equal tae the naition o Croatie[4] or the US state o Louisiana.[5] This gies it a rankin o 35t in Indie (oot o a tot o 640).[3] The destrict haes a population densitie o 24,252 inhabitants per square kilometre (62,810/sq mi).[3] Its population growthe rate ower the decade 2001-2011 wis -1.88%.[3] Kolkata haes a sex ratio o 899 females for ivery 1000 males,[3] an a leeteracy rate o 87.14%.[3]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Delimitation Commission (15 Februar 2006). "Notification: order no. 18" (PDF). New Delhi: Election Commission of India. pp. 12–25. Retrieved 11 Februar 2012. 
  2. "General election to the Legislative Assembly, 2001 – List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-11-20. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  4. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Croatia 4,483,804 July 2011 est.  line feed character in |quote= at position 8 (help)
  5. "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Louisiana 4,533,372  line feed character in |quote= at position 10 (help)

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Coordinates: 22°34′11″N 88°22′11″E / 22.56972°N 88.36972°E / 22.56972; 88.36972