Bahirgachi

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Bahirgachi
বহিরগাছি
Village
Bahirgachi is located in West Bengal
Bahirgachi
Bahirgachi
Bahirgachi is located in India
Bahirgachi
Bahirgachi
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°16′14″N 88°37′58″E / 23.27056°N 88.63278°E / 23.27056; 88.63278Coordinates: 23°16′14″N 88°37′58″E / 23.27056°N 88.63278°E / 23.27056; 88.63278
Country  India
State West Bengal
Government
 • Type Panchayati raj (India)
 • Body Gram panchayat
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,785
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Website wb.gov.in

Bahirgachi is a village in Ranaghat II CD Block in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district of West Bengal, India. It is known for the railway station (halt) which connects Gede, Ranaghat and Sealdah in Kolkata Suburban Railway system in Eastern Railway.

Geography[edit]

It is located at 23°16′14″N 88°37′58″E / 23.27056°N 88.63278°E / 23.27056; 88.63278.

Bahirgachi is 84 km north of Kolkata (Calcutta). It is connected to Aranghata, Bhaina, Bagula by road and rail.

Bahirgachi is a typical Bengali village with all basic amenities. The Bahirgachi Gram Panchayat includes a High School, a Playground, a Post Office, a Grameen Bank, a Telephone Exchange, two Haat (Local Market), a Railway Station, and several Primary Schools.

Administration[edit]

Krishnanagar is the district headquarters for Bahirgachi gram panchayat.

Ranaghat is sub-division, where the SDO is administrative head of the region.

The nearest Police Station is at Dhantala.

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India, Bahirgachi had a total population of 9,785, of which 4,985 (51%) were males and 4,800 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 801. The total number of literates in Bahirgachi was 7,245 (80.64% of the population over 6 years).[1]

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External links[edit]


  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 May 2017.