|Elevation||7 m (23 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Telephone code||91 3214|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Howrah|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Panchla|
Panchla is located at  It has an average elevation of 7 metres (22 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Panchla had a population of 22,087. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Panchla has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 58%. In Panchla, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Zardozi embroidery with gold zari, seed pearls, sequins and beads is mainly produced by Muslim craftsmen of Panchla with six basic designs – leaf, flower, bird, animal, geometric and filler. This ornamental and dramatic embellishment is being used to create exclusive garments and accessories by leading fashion houses worldwide.
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- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Panchla
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- "Crafts and Textiles". Zardozi. Crafts Council of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-01-28.