(Last Updated on : 05-02-2009)
Gopinathpur is a census town in the Barddhaman district of the eastern state of India, West Bengal. It comes under the jurisdiction of the Purbasthali police station of the Kalna subdivision. The geographical location of this town is between 22.8156° North latitude and 88.0528° East longitude at a height of 17 metres (55 feet) above mean sea level. The town is drained by the Bhagirathi, Ajay and the Damodar Rivers which make the soil fertile for agriculture.
The 2001 India census report reveals that Gopinathpur had a small population of 4983 inhabitants. Males constitute 53% of the population and females constitute 47% of the population. In Gopinathpur,12% of the population is less than six years of age. Gopinathpur has an average literacy rate of 68% which is higher than the nationwide average literacy rate of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 74% and the female literacy rate is 62%.