Mrigala

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Mrigala
মৃগালা
town
Mrigala is located in West Bengal
Mrigala
Mrigala
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°40′N 88°17′E / 22.67°N 88.29°E / 22.67; 88.29Coordinates: 22°40′N 88°17′E / 22.67°N 88.29°E / 22.67; 88.29
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,664
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Mrigala is a census town in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is under Dankuni police station in Srirampore subdivision.[1]

Geography[edit]

Mrigala is located at 22°40′N 88°17′E / 22.67°N 88.29°E / 22.67; 88.29.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Mrigala had a population of 17,664. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Mrigala has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 67%. In Mrigala, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps of Mrigala". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  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.