(Last Updated on : 18/02/2015)
Domjur is the sub divisional headquarters of the Howrah district
located in the state of West Bengal
. It is under the sadar sub division of Howrah District of West Bengal. Sastitala is the biggest area of Domjur after 2005.
Location of Domjur
Domjur is located at about 22.64 degree north to 88.22 degree East latitudinal extent.
Domjur is located in Howrah, the district headquarters, which is located 12 km north west of Domjur.
Domjur has the most sophisticated dyeing plants in India.
Demography of Domjur
According to the Population Census in the year 2001, Domjur had a population of 16,822. The males constitute 50 percent of the population and females 50 percent. Domjur has an average literacy rate of 69 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent. The male literacy rate is 73 percent and, female literacy is 65 percent. In Domjur, 10 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.
Tourism in Domjur
Domjur is a weekend destination for every Kolkatans. In Domjur, one can get a bouquet of amusement parks and picnic spots. Some of the gardens in Dompjur, where on ecan avail picnics are Shrishti Garden, Sungrace Lagoon, Udoyan, Coconut Gardens, Bellilious Park and many other eco tourism sites.
Domjur is the place, which is well accessible from other parts of the state of West Bengal. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
serves Domjur. Liluah Railway Station is the nearest railway station and the nearest junction is the Howrah Railway Station.
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