Garalgachha

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Garalgachha
গরালগাছা
town
Garalgachha is located in West Bengal
Garalgachha
Garalgachha
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°41′N 88°16′E / 22.68°N 88.27°E / 22.68; 88.27Coordinates: 22°41′N 88°16′E / 22.68°N 88.27°E / 22.68; 88.27
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Population (2001)
 • Total 4,499
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Garalgachha is a census town in Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is located in Chanditala–II block in Srirampore subdivision and is served by Chanditala police station.[1]

Geography[edit]

Garalgachha is located at 22°41′N 88°16′E / 22.68°N 88.27°E / 22.68; 88.27.[2] It is located in the Chanditall–II community development block under the Srirampore subdivision of the Hooghly district.[1] Chanditala police station serves this town.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Garalgachha had a population of 4499. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Garalgachha has an average literacy rate of 86%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 89%, and female literacy is 82%. In Garalgachha, 7% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Important schools[edit]

Among major high schools in Garalgachha 'Garalgachha High School' (established 1896), 'Garalgachha Girls School' and 'Surabala Vidyapith' come top.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "District-wise list of statutory towns". West Bengal. Directorate of Census Operations. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Garalgachha". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.