Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
|State West Bengal|
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Population 10,165 (2011)
|District North 24 Parganas district|
Dhakuria is a census town in Gaighata (community development block) in Bangaon subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.
Dhakuria is located at 22.96°N 88.79°E / 22.96; 88.79. It is located in Gaighata community development block under Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district. This town is part of Gaighata Police Station.
As per 2011 Census of India Dhakuria had a total population of 10,165, of which 5,054 (50%) were males and 5,111 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 836. The total number of literates in Dhakuria was 7,849 (84.14% of the population over 6 years).
As of 2001 India census, Dhakuria had a population of 8842. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dhakuria has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76% and, female literacy is 65%. In Dhakuria, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.