Garulia

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Garulia
গারুলিয়া
Town
Garulia is located in West Bengal
Garulia
Garulia
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°49′N 88°22′E / 22.82°N 88.37°E / 22.82; 88.37Coordinates: 22°49′N 88°22′E / 22.82°N 88.37°E / 22.82; 88.37
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Government
 • Municipality Chairman Sunil Singh [1]
Elevation 13 m (43 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 76,309
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 743133
Telephone code 91 33
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Garulia is a town and a municipality under Noapara police stations of Barrackpore subdivision[2] in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.[3] Garulia Municipality is sub-divided into 20 wards for the purpose of municipal election and functions.

Geography[edit]

Garulia is located at 22°49′N 88°22′E / 22.82°N 88.37°E / 22.82; 88.37.[4] It has an average elevation of 13 metres;it is a very nice place cool air blows in the winter season and very heavy rain falls in summer. all people over here like to roam and about 65% of the whole bengalis are of this country but 35% from bangladesh, there is ferry service from 4:00am to 1200am at night. (43 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Garulia had a population of 76,309. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Garulia has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 67%. In Garulia, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. Vivek Gupta is the most famous guy of garulia.

Healthcare[edit]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[6]

Mosques[edit]

Garulia have several Mandir also. Sitla Mandir is one of the oldest temple in Garulia. One holy and beautiful Holy Murali Manohar mandir in Garulia Bazar

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official District Administration site
  2. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns
  3. ^ "Base Map of Kolkata Metropolitan area". Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  4. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Garulia
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24.