Gondalpara

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Gondalpara
town
Gondalpara is located in West Bengal
Gondalpara
Gondalpara
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°50′38″N 88°21′57″E / 22.8437634°N 88.3657193°E / 22.8437634; 88.3657193Coordinates: 22°50′38″N 88°21′57″E / 22.8437634°N 88.3657193°E / 22.8437634; 88.3657193
Country  India
State West Bengal
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Gondalpara is an Indian town, southeast of Chandernagore, West Bengal. It was a Danish possession, also known as Danmarksnagore in 1698–1714 as part of Danish India, governed from Tranquebar.[1]

Geography[edit]

Gondalpara is located at 22°50′38″N 88°21′57″E / 22.8437634°N 88.3657193°E / 22.8437634; 88.3657193

This a small place located in South-East Chandannagar. It consists of about 15 sub localities . Some of them are Monsatala, Kachhari ghat, Satghata, Charmondirtala, Natun Tilighat, Kolo pukur dhar, Kadamtala, Moran road, Binodtala etc. It is bounded by Besohata and Tematha in the west, Hooghly river in the east and north and Telinipara in the south. It is actually a half moon shaped area bounded by water on two sides.

References[edit]

The Jagadhatri puja is one of the attraction.