Sonakhali

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Sonakhali
সোনাখালি
Village
Sonakhali is located in West Bengal
Sonakhali
Sonakhali
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°12′46″N 88°41′11″E / 22.2127090°N 88.6863710°E / 22.2127090; 88.6863710Coordinates: 22°12′46″N 88°41′11″E / 22.2127090°N 88.6863710°E / 22.2127090; 88.6863710
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website s24pgs.gov.in
CD Block

Sonakhali is a village in Canning subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a popular starting point for a trip to Sundarbans.

Geography[edit]

Sonakhali is located at 22°12′46″N 88°41′11″E / 22.2127090°N 88.6863710°E / 22.2127090; 88.6863710.

Sonakhali, located near Basanti, is 100 km (03 hrs) drive from Kolkata. Sonakhali to Sajnakhali Wildlife Sanctuary (The Jungle Lodge) is 2½ hrs by boat.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Sonakhali has a population of 9,062.[2]

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