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Census Town
Barjora is located in West Bengal
Barjora is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°26′N 87°17′E / 23.43°N 87.28°E / 23.43; 87.28Coordinates: 23°26′N 87°17′E / 23.43°N 87.28°E / 23.43; 87.28
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 14,012
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Barjora

Barjora is a census town in Barjora CD Block in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura District in the state of West Bengal, India.


Barjora is located at 23°26′N 87°17′E / 23.43°N 87.28°E / 23.43; 87.28.[1] It has an average elevation of 75 metres (246 feet).


As per 2011 Census of India Barjora had a total population of 14,012 of which 7,203 (51%) were males and 6,809 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,269. The total number of literates in Barjora was 10,535 (82.67% of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Barjora had a population of 11,509. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Barjora has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; 57% of the literates are males and 43% are females. 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Police station[edit]

Barjora police station has jurisdiction over parts of Barjora CD Block. The area covered is 239.6063 km2 and the population covered is 124,692.[4][5]


Barjora is famous for coals. Presently two collieries are operating at Barjora- 1. Bengal Empta 2. Trans Damodar


State Highway 9 connects Durgapur with Bankura via Barjora. The Barjora – Maliara- Durlavpur Road originates from 36 km point of the State Highway 9 (Bankura-Durgapur) and terminates on the National Highway 14, which is adjacent to Mejia Thermal Power Station.[6]


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Barjora
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Barjora PS". Bankura District Police. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Land Use & Development Control Plan for Barjora Gangajalghati Planning Area" (PDF). Town & Country Planning Branch, Urban Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-06-10. [dead link]

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