Jafarpur

Jafarpur

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Jafarpur | type = city | latd = 22.32 | longd = 88.23
locator_position = right | state_name = West Bengal
district = North 24 Parganas
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altitude = 2
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 14,032| population_density =
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Jafarpur is a census town under Titagarh police station of Barrackpore subdivision [ [http://www.wbcensus.gov.in/DataTables/01/Table-3.htm District-wise list of statutory towns] ] in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography

Jafarpur is located at coord|22.32|N|88.23|E| [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/28/Jafarpur.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Jafarpur] ] . It has an average elevation of 2 metres (7 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census [GR|India] , Jafarpur had a population of 14,032. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jafarpur has an average literacy rate of 86%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 89%, and female literacy is 83%. In Jafarpur, 7% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Healthcare

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination. [cite web | url = http://www.soesju.org/arsenic/wb2.htm
title = Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study ) | accessdate = 2007-08-24 | last = | first = | work = Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India | publisher = SOES
]

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