ALPHABETICAL LIST OF TOWNS AND THEIR POPULATION

WEST BENGAL

1. Adra (CT) [WB, Population: 22031, Class - III] 2. Ahmadpur (CT) [WB, Population: 8411, Class - V] 3. Aiho (CT) [WB, Population: 5409, Class - V] 4. Alipurduar UA [WB, Population: 114035, Class - I] 5. Amtala (CT) [WB, Population: 7603, Class - V] 6. Anup Nagar (CT) [WB, Population: 9964, Class - V] 7. Arambag (M) [WB, Population: 56140, Class - II] 8. Arra (CT) [WB, Population: 19924, Class - IV] 9. Asansol UA [WB, Population: 1067369, Class - I] 10. Aurangabad (CT) [WB, Population: 32148, Class - III] 11. Bablari Dewanganj (CT) [WB, Population: 6558, Class - V] 12. Badhagachhi (CT) [WB, Population: 4719, Class - VI] 13. Baduria (M) [WB, Population: 47417, Class - III] 14. Bagnan (CT) [WB, Population: 8770, Class - V] 15. Baharampur UA [WB, Population: 170322, Class - I] 16. Bahirgram (CT) [WB, Population: 8288, Class - V] 17. Bahula (CT) [WB, Population: 16264, Class - IV] 18. Bairatisal (CT) [WB, Population: 5405, Class - V] 19. Balarampur (CT) [WB, Population: 21827, Class - III] 20. Balichak (CT) [WB, Population: 12207, Class - IV] 21. Balurghat UA [WB, Population: 143321, Class - I] 22. Banarhat Tea Garden (CT) [WB, Population: 14473, Class - IV] 23. Bangaon (M) [WB, Population: 102163, Class - I] 24. Bankura (M) [WB, Population: 128781, Class - I] 25. Banshra (CT) [WB, Population: 5134, Class - V] 26. Bara Bamonia (CT) [WB, Population: 6174, Class - V] 27. Barabazar (CT) [WB, Population: 7564, Class - V] 28. Barddhaman (M) [WB, Population: 285602, Class - I]

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WEST BENGAL (Continued):

29. Barijhati (CT) [WB, Population: 6395, Class - V] 30. Barjora (CT) [WB, Population: 11512, Class - IV] 31. Baruipur (M) [WB, Population: 44913, Class - III] 32. Basirhat (M) [WB, Population: 113159, Class - I] 33. Baska (CT) [WB, Population: 4974, Class - VI] 34. Begampur (CT) [WB, Population: 9545, Class - V] 35. Beldanga (M) [WB, Population: 25361, Class - III] 36. Beldubi (CT) [WB, Population: 8984, Class - V] 37. Belebathan (CT) [WB, Population: 4294, Class - VI] 38. Beliatore (CT) [WB, Population: 5654, Class - V] 39. Bhandardaha (CT) [WB, Population: 4812, Class - VI] 40. Bhangar Raghunathpur (CT) [WB, Population: 5011, Class - V] 41. Bholar Dabri (CT) [WB, Population: 10011, Class - IV] 42. Bikihakola (CT) [WB, Population: 11900, Class - IV] 43. Bilandapur (CT) [WB, Population: 5722, Class - V] 44. Bilpahari (CT) [WB, Population: 7786, Class - V] 45. Birlapur (CT) [WB, Population: 19890, Class - IV] 46. Birnagar UA [WB, Population: 115127, Class - I] 47. Bishnupur (CT) [WB, Population: 4530, Class - VI] 48. Bishnupur (M) [WB, Population: 61947, Class - II] 49. Bolpur (M) [WB, Population: 65693, Class - II] 50. Bowali (CT) [WB, Population: 10202, Class - IV] 51. Cart Road (CT) [WB, Population: 13663, Class - IV] 52. Chachanda (CT) [WB, Population: 10300, Class - IV] 53. Chak Bankola (CT) [WB, Population: 10310, Class - IV] 54. Chak Enayetnagar (CT) [WB, Population: 5664, Class - V] 55. Chak Kashipur (CT) [WB, Population: 11158, Class - IV] 56. Chakdaha UA [WB, Population: 101320, Class - I]

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WEST BENGAL (Continued):

57. Chandrakona (M) [WB, Population: 20398, Class - III] 58. Chapari (CT) [WB, Population: 7245, Class - V] 59. Chapui (CT) [WB, Population: 5159, Class - V] 60. Charka (CT) [WB, Population: 5879, Class - V] 61. Chelad (CT) [WB, Population: 7906, Class - V] 62. Chhora (CT) [WB, Population: 12848, Class - IV] 63. Chikrand (CT) [WB, Population: 8346, Class - V] 64. Chittaranjan (CT) [WB, Population: 45957, Class - III] 65. Contai (M) [WB, Population: 77513, Class - II] 66. Dafahat(CT) [WB, Population: 11326, Class - IV] 67. Dainhat (M) [WB, Population: 22597, Class - III] 68. Dakshin Baguan (CT) [WB, Population: 4674, Class - VI] 69. Dakshin Jhapardaha (CT) [WB, Population: 11451, Class - IV] 70. Dalkhola (CT) [WB, Population: 13895, Class - IV] 71. Dalurband (CT) [WB, Population: 14985, Class - IV] 72. Darappur (CT) [WB, Population: 7733, Class - V] 73. Darjiling UA [WB, Population: 108830, Class - I] 74. Debipur (CT) [WB, Population: 9115, Class - V] 75. Deuli (CT) [WB, Population: 8168, Class - V] 76. Dhakuria (CT) [WB, Population: 8839, Class - V] 77. Dhandadihi (CT) [WB, Population: 3843, Class - VI] 78. Dhanyakuria (CT) [WB, Population: 4170, Class - VI] 79. Dhatrigram (CT) [WB, Population: 9628, Class - V] 80. Dhulian (M) [WB, Population: 72850, Class - II] 81. Dhupguri (CT) [WB, Population: 38130, Class - III] 82. Dhusaripara (CT) [WB, Population: 12112, Class - IV] 83. Diamond Harbour (M) [WB, Population: 37234, Class - III] 84. Dignala (CT) [WB, Population: 12511, Class - IV]

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WEST BENGAL (Continued):

85. Dinhata UA [WB, Population: 38386, Class - III] 86. Domjur (CT) [WB, Population: 16869, Class - IV] 87. Dubrajpur (M) [WB, Population: 32752, Class - III] 88. Durgapur (M Corp.) [WB, Population: 493405, Class - I] 89. Durllabhganj (CT) [WB, Population: 6134, Class - V] 90. Egra (M) [WB, Population: 25180, Class - III] 91. English Bazar UA [WB, Population: 224415, Class - I] 92. Falakata (CT) [WB, Population: 19379, Class - IV] 93. Farakka Barrage Township (CT) [WB, Population: 22060, Class - III] 94. Fatellapur (CT) [WB, Population: 5579, Class - V] 95. Gabberia (CT) [WB, Population: 4980, Class - VI] 96. Gairkata (CT) [WB, Population: 8724, Class - V] 97. Gangarampur (M) [WB, Population: 53533, Class - II] 98. Garalgachha (CT) [WB, Population: 4499, Class - VI] 99. Ghatal (M) [WB, Population: 51582, Class - II] 100. Ghorsala (CT) [WB, Population: 6255, Class - V] 101. Goaljan (CT) [WB, Population: 5002, Class - V] 102. Goasafat (CT) [WB, Population: 5406, Class - V] 103. Gobardanga UA [WB, Population: 57878, Class - II] 104. Gopinathpur (CT) [WB, Population: 4983, Class - VI] 105. Gora Bazar (CT) [WB, Population: 7721, Class - V] 106. Guma (CT) [WB, Population: 9302, Class - V] 107. Guskara (M) [WB, Population: 31867, Class - III] 108. Habra UA [WB, Population: 239209, Class - I] 109. Haldia (M) [WB, Population: 170673, Class - I] 110. Haldibari (M) [WB, Population: 13185, Class - IV] 111. Harharia Chak (CT) [WB, Population: 8436, Class - V] 112. Haripur (CT) [WB, Population: 6889, Class - V]

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WEST BENGAL (Continued):

113. Harishpur (CT) [WB, Population: 8401, Class - V] 114. Hatsimla (CT) [WB, Population: 6176, Class - V] 115. Hijuli (CT) [WB, Population: 6856, Class - V] 116. Hindusthan Cables Town (CT) [WB, Population: 22154, Class - III] 117. Islampur (M) [WB, Population: 52738, Class - II] 118. Jagadanandapur (CT) [WB, Population: 20475, Class - III] 119. Jagtaj(CT) [WB, Population: 9409, Class - V] 120. Jala Kendua (CT) [WB, Population: 5782, Class - V] 121. Jalpaiguri (M) [WB, Population: 100348, Class - I] 122. Jangipur(M) [WB, Population: 74458, Class - II] 123. Jaygaon (CT) [WB, Population: 38689, Class - III] 124. Jaynagar Mazilpur UA [WB, Population: 28379, Class - III] 125. Jemari (CT) [WB, Population: 3861, Class - VI] 126. Jhalda (M) [WB, Population: 17872, Class - IV] 127. Jhargram (M) [WB, Population: 53145, Class - II] 128. Jiaganj Azimganj (M) [WB, Population: 47212, Class - III] 129. Jot Kamal (CT) [WB, Population: 6194, Class - V] 130. Kachu Pukur (CT) [WB, Population: 5343, Class - V] 131. Kajora (CT) [WB, Population: 24995, Class - III] 132. Kakdihi (CT) [WB, Population: 4879, Class - VI] 133. Kalara (CT) [WB, Population: 23130, Class - III] 134. Kaliaganj (M) [WB, Population: 47650, Class - III] 135. Kalimpong (M) [WB, Population: 42998, Class - III] 136. Kalna UA [WB, Population: 59155, Class - II] 137. Kandi (M) [WB, Population: 50349, Class - II] 138. Kanksa (CT) [WB, Population: 16532, Class - IV] 139. Kankuria (CT) [WB, Population: 27513, Class - III] 140. Kanyanagar (CT) [WB, Population: 10195, Class - IV]

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WEST BENGAL (Continued):

141. Karimpur (CT) [WB, Population: 9070, Class - V] 142. Katwa UA [WB, Population: 77255, Class - II] 143. Kenda (CT) [WB, Population: 14519, Class - IV] 144. Kendra Khottamdi (CT) [WB, Population: 7090, Class - V] 145. Kendua (CT) [WB, Population: 5773, Class - V] 146. Kesabpur (CT) [WB, Population: 10365, Class - IV] 147. Khagrabari (CT) [WB, Population: 19787, Class - IV] 148. Khalor (CT) [WB, Population: 8669, Class - V] 149. Khandra (CT) [WB, Population: 13504, Class - IV] 150. Khantora (CT) [WB, Population: 5773, Class - V] 151. Kharagpur UA [WB, Population: 272865, Class - I] 152. Kharar (M) [WB, Population: 11580, Class - IV] 153. Kharsarai (CT) [WB, Population: 5851, Class - V] 154. Khodarampur (CT) [WB, Population: 5109, Class - V] 155. Koch Bihar UA [WB, Population: 103008, Class - I] 156. Kolaghat (CT) [WB, Population: 23702, Class - III] 157. Kolkata UA (Distts 10,11,12,16,17 & 18)
[WB, Population: 13205697, Class - I]

158. Konardihi (CT) [WB, Population: 8314, Class - V] 159. Krishnanagar UA [WB, Population: 148709, Class - I] 160. Krishnapur (CT) [WB, Population: 6676, Class - V] 161. Kshidirpur (CT) [WB, Population: 9084, Class - V] 162. Kshirpai (M) [WB, Population: 14548, Class - IV] 163. Kunustara (CT) [WB, Population: 5426, Class - V] 164. Kurseong (M) [WB, Population: 40019, Class - III] 165. Madanpur (CT) [WB, Population: 12031, Class - IV] 166. Madhusudanpur (CT) [WB, Population: 6813, Class - V] 167. Mahira (CT) [WB, Population: 4489, Class - VI]

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WEST BENGAL (Continued):

168. Mainaguri (CT) [WB, Population: 27106, Class - III] 169. Makardaha (CT) [WB, Population: 6737, Class - V] 170. Mal (M) [WB, Population: 23218, Class - III] 171. Mandarbani (CT) [WB, Population: 5497, Class - V] 172. Mansinhapur (CT) [WB, Population: 5401, Class - V] 173. Mathabhanga (M) [WB, Population: 21107, Class - III] 174. Medinipur (M) [WB, Population: 149769, Class - I] 175. Mekliganj (M) [WB, Population: 10835, Class - IV] 176. Memari (M) [WB, Population: 36207, Class - III] 177. Mirik (NA) [WB, Population: 9141, Class - V] 178. Monoharpur (CT) [WB, Population: 20846, Class - III] 179. Mrigala (CT) [WB, Population: 17648, Class - IV] 180. Murshidabad (M) [WB, Population: 36947, Class - III] 181. Nabadwip UA [WB, Population: 125341, Class - I] 182. Nabagram (CT) [WB, Population: 5651, Class - V] 183. Nabgram (CT) [WB, Population: 4653, Class - VI] 184. Nachhratpur Katabari (CT) [WB, Population: 5113, Class - V] 185. Natibpur (CT) [WB, Population: 5710, Class - V] 186. Naupala (CT) [WB, Population: 7129, Class - V] 187. Nebadhai Duttapukur (CT) [WB, Population: 19876, Class - IV] 188. Nokpul (CT) [WB, Population: 6648, Class - V] 189. Ondal (CT) [WB, Population: 19497, Class - IV] 190. Pairagachha (CT) [WB, Population: 4355, Class - VI] 191. Palashban (CT) [WB, Population: 4856, Class - VI] 192. Panchla (CT) [WB, Population: 22051, Class - III] 193. Pandua (CT) [WB, Population: 27161, Class - III] 194. Pangachhiya (CT) [WB, Population: 7668, Class - V] 195. Paniara (CT) [WB, Population: 6706, Class - V]

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WEST BENGAL (Continued):

196. Par Beliya (CT) [WB, Population: 6039, Class - V] 197. Parashkol (CT) [WB, Population: 10994, Class - IV] 198. Parasia (CT) [WB, Population: 8723, Class - V] 199. Paschim Punropara (CT) [WB, Population: 31198, Class - III] 200. Patuli (CT) [WB, Population: 4454, Class - VI] 201. Prayagpur (CT) [WB, Population: 5149, Class - V] 202. Purbba Tajpur (CT) [WB, Population: 6276, Class - V] 203. Puruliya (M) [WB, Population: 113806, Class - I] 204. Raghunathpur (M) [WB, Population: 21932, Class - III] 205. Raghunathpur (PS-Magra) (CT) [WB, Population: 14153, Class - IV] 206. Raiganj UA [WB, Population: 175047, Class - I] 207. Ramjibanpur (M) [WB, Population: 17364, Class - IV] 208. Ramnagar (CT) [WB, Population: 4927, Class - VI] 209. Rampurhat (M) [WB, Population: 50613, Class - II] 210. Ranaghat UA [WB, Population: 145285, Class - I] 211. Ratibati (CT) [WB, Population: 4370, Class - VI] 212. Sahajadpur (CT) [WB, Population: 15713, Class - IV] 213. Sahapur (CT) [WB, Population: 7533, Class - V] 214. Sainthia (M) [WB, Population: 39145, Class - III] 215. Sankarpur (CT) [WB, Population: 5923, Class - V] 216. Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town (CT) [WB, Population: 4679,
Class - VI]

217. Santipur (M) [WB, Population: 138235, Class - I] 218. Sarpi (CT) [WB, Population: 5896, Class - V] 219. Serpur(CT) [WB, Population: 7228, Class - V] 220. Siduli (CT) [WB, Population: 8345, Class - V] 221. Siliguri (M Corp.) [WB, Population: 472374, Class - I] 222. Singur (CT) [WB, Population: 19537, Class - IV]

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WEST BENGAL (Continued):

223. Sirsha (CT) [WB, Population: 5218, Class - V] 224. Sonamukhi (M) [WB, Population: 27354, Class - III] 225. Sonatikiri (CT) [WB, Population: 6627, Class - V] 226. Srikantabati (CT) [WB, Population: 9897, Class - V] 227. Srirampur (CT) [WB, Population: 17719, Class - IV] 228. Sukdal (CT) [WB, Population: 11793, Class - IV] 229. Suri (M) [WB, Population: 61806, Class - II] 230. Taki (M) [WB, Population: 37305, Class - III] 231. Tamluk (M) [WB, Population: 45830, Class - III] 232. Tarakeswar (M) [WB, Population: 28187, Class - III] 233. Tufanganj (M) [WB, Population: 19310, Class - IV] 234. Ukhra (CT) [WB, Population: 19862, Class - IV] 235. Uttar Bagdogra (CT) [WB, Population: 15774, Class - IV] 236. Uttar Kalas (CT) [WB, Population: 5469, Class - V] 237. Uttar Kamakhyaguri (CT) [WB, Population: 10547, Class - IV] 238. Uttar Latabari (CT) [WB, Population: 14450, Class - IV] 239. Uttar Mahammadpur (CT) [WB, Population: 6192, Class - V]

Notes: Abbreviations used:
C.B.- Cantonment Board/Cantonment; C.M.C.- City Municipal Council; E.O - Estate Office; G.P.- Gram Panchayat; I.N.A.- Industrial Notified Area; I.T.S.- Industrial Township; M – Municipality; M.B.- Municipal Board; M.C.- Municipal Committee; M.Cl.- Municipal Council; M.Corp.- Municipal Corporation/Corporation; N.A.- Notified Area; N.A.C. - Notified Area Committee/Notified Area Council; N.P. - Nagar Panchayat; N.T.Notified Town; N.T.A.- Notified Town Area; S.T.C.- Small Town Committee; T.C.- Town Committee/Town Area Committee; T.M.C. - Town Municipal Council; T.P. - Town Panchayat; T.S.- Township; C.T.- Census Town; O.G.- Out Growth U. A. or Urban Agglomeration is a continuous urban spread constituting a town and its adjoining urban outgrowths (OGs) or two or more physically contiguous towns together and any adjoining urban outgrowths of such towns. Examples of OGs are railway colony, university campus, port areas, etc. , that may come up near a city or statutory town outside its statutory limits but within the revenue limits of a village or villages contiguous to the town or city. In 2001 Census, for the purpose of delineation of Urban Agglomerations the pre-requisite criteria were: (a) The core town or at least one of the constituent towns of an UA should

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necessarily be a statutory town; and (b) the total population of all the constituents (i.e., towns and outgrowths) of an Urban Agglomeration should not be less than 20,000 (as per 1991 Census). Population size-class: Class I: 100,000 and above; Class II: 50,000 to 99,999; Class III: 20,000 to 49,999; Class IV: 10,000 to 19,999; Class V: 5,000 to 9,999 and Class VI: Less than 5,000 persons.

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