Location in West Bengal, India
|Coordinates: 23°39′14″N 87°14′35″E / 23.654°N 87.243°ECoordinates: 23°39′14″N 87°14′35″E / 23.654°N 87.243°E|
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|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
The Asansol-Durgapur region is composed of undulating laterite soil. This area lies between the Damodar and the Ajay rivers. The discovery of coal led to industrialization of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.
As of 2001 India census, Ukhra had a population of 19,868. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Ukhra has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 61%. In Ukhra, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- District-wise list of stautory towns
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