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Country  India
District  South 24 Parganas
Area  251.1 km²
State  West Bengal

Kakdwip Beautiful Landscapes of Kakdwip

Languages spoken  Bengali, English

Map of Kakdwip

Kakdwip is a small town and headquarters of Kakdwip subdivision in Kakdwip CD Block in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


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As per 2011 Census of India Kakdwip had a total population of 19,368, of which 9,896 (51%) were males and 9,472 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,872. The total number of literates in Kakdwip was 14,173 (81.00 % of the population over 6 years).

In the 2001 census, Kakdwip CD Block had a population of 239,381 out of which 122,792 were males and 116,589 were females. Decadal growth for the period 1991-2001 was 25.93% for Kakdwip, against 20.89% in South 24 Parganas district.Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84%.


Kakdwip is located at 21.8833°N 88.1833°E / 21.8833; 88.1833 .


Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as tropical wet and dry (Aw).

Spirituality and Culture

The place is famous for Yogiraj Shyamacharan Sanatan Mission for the spreading and preservation of Kriya yoga of Lahiri Mahasaya worldwide. Locally known as 'Yogiraj Mission'. The institute campus also hosts a temple of Lahiri Mahasaya. Yogacharya Dr. Ashoke Kumar Chatterjee is the founder-director of this organization.


NH 117 and the Sealdah-Laksmikantapur-Namkahna line pass through Kakdwip.

Bus lines

Private Bus
  • 94 Kakdwip Lot 8 - Namkhana
  • SD Series
  • SD11 Noorpur - Patharpratima
  • SD19 Esplanade – Patharpratima
  • SD50 Diamond Harbour – Patharpratima
  • SD80 Kakdwip – Raidighi
  • STA Bus Routes
  • Esplanade – Namkhana
  • Esplanade - Gangadharpur
  • Esplanade - Kakdwip
  • Nandigram - Howrah - Namkhana
  • Digha - Kolkata - Namkhana
  • Kotulpur - Esplanade - Namkhana
  • WBSTC Bus Routes
  • Esplanade – Namkhana
  • Esplanade – Bakkhali
  • ST 21 Namkhana – Digha
  • SBSTC Bus Routes
  • Digha - Kakdwip
  • Haldia - Kakdwip
  • Local Train Route

  • Sealdah - Namkhana
  • References

    Kakdwip Wikipedia

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    South 24 Parganas
    West Bengal
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