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Dhandadihi

Dhandadihi

Dhandadihi (ধান্দাডিহি) is a census town under Andal police station of Durgapur subdivision in Barddhaman district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Geography

The Asansol-Durgapur region is composed of undulating latterite soil. This area lies between two mighty rivers – the Damodar and the Ajay. They flow almost parallel to each other in the region – the average distance between the two rivers is around 30 km. For ages the area was heavily forested and infested with plunderers and marauders. The discovery of coal led to industrialisation of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Dhandadihi had a population of 3843. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Dhandadihi has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70% and, female literacy is 56%. In Dhandadihi, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education

Dhandadihi has one primary school.

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