|Falakata, West Bengal|
Falakata Station nameplate
|• Type||West Bengal|
|Elevation||88 m (289 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Alipurduars (SC)|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Falakata (SC)|
Falakata is located atIt has an average elevation of 88 metres (288 feet). This place is a recently declared Municipality. Mujnai is the main river. Falakata is surrounded by rich forests, corn fields and the nearby Kunjanagar Eco-Park.
As per 2001 Census of India, Falakata had a population of 18,801. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Falakata has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 71%. In Falakata, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Falakata College is one of the very prominent Colleges.It offers only Arts. Falakata High School is the oldest school of Falakata. Raymond Memorial Higher Secondary School; is an English medium, Christian minority school, run by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, since 1949. It is a co-educational day-boarding school, from classes Nursery to 12th, offering Science, Commerce and Arts stream at the +2 levels. The school is recognized by The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi (ICSE/ISC). There are many government primary schools provides free education for poor children. On another hand, private primary schools are growing day by day.
Transportation- falakata does not have any city bus services in town but there are numerous intercity buses available for nearby towns .
- District-wise list of statutory towns Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- "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.