Location in West Bengal, India
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Bardhaman Purba|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Raina|
|Cities and towns in the Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district|
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre.
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly
95.54% of the population of Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision live in the rural areas. Only 4.46% of the population live in the urban areas, and that is the lowest proportion of urban population amongst the four subdivisions in Purba Bardhaman district.The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.
As per the 2011 Census of India Raina had a total population of 5,157, of which 2,619 (51%) were males and 2,538 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 494. The total number of literates in Raina was 3,872 (83.04% of the population over 6 years).
As per the 2011 Census of India Rainagar, adjacent to Raina, had a total population of 1,479, of which 768 (52%) were males and 703 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 108. The total number of literates in Rainagar was 1,128 (82.28% of the population over 6 years).
Rainagar is a station on the Bankura-Mathnasipur sector of Bankura-Masagram line, which has been operational since 2011.The rail station actually located in Raina, the villagers want to change the previous name Rainagar since the leftfront period.As of January 2019, DEMU services are available between Bankura and Masagram.
Raina is connected with Burdwan town, Tarokeshor, Memary directly by road.
Education system was strong even before independence. Raina Swami Bholananda Vidyayatan (RSBV) established in 1894, higher secondary standard. Raina Jagathmata Anchalik Balika Vidyalaya established later in 1963 by some Muslim education activist. All the high qualified professionals i.e. engineer, professor, postgraduate doctor, administrator, teacher etc. are the ex-students of RSBV.
Cities, towns and locations in Purba Bardhaman district
and census towns
other than cities and towns