(Last Updated on : 01-12-2018)
Dhulian is a town in Murshidabad
district of West Bengal
. This town is surrounded by Tildanga, Farakka and Dariapur in the north, Nimtita in the east, Pakaur in the west and Suti in the south. Asansol
is a major town of West Bengal, which lies at a distance of 155 km. from Dhulian.
Geography of Dhulian
Dhulian is strategically situated between the Hooghly
and the Ganges canal between 24.68 ° North latitude and 87.97 ° East longitude and at a height of 4 meters (13 feet) above mean sea level.
Demography of Dhulian
According to the 2001 census report, Dhulian had a population of 72,906 inhabitants. Males and females constitute an equal proportion of the population. In Dhulian, 20% of the population is less than six years of age. Dhulian has an average literacy rate of 39%, which is lower than the national average literacy rate of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 48% and, female literacy rate is 31%.
Tourism in Dhulian
There are certain places in Dhulian which are popular among tourists to give a visit. The Farakka Barrage
, a low height dam on the Ganges River<
/b>, Nimtita Zamindari Palace and Snake Garden are the places for tourism in Dhulian.
Visiting Information to Dhulian
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport<
/b> is the nearest airport to this place. Dhulian Ganga Railway Station is the nearest to reach this place by train. Dhulian can also be reached by road via National Highway 24.