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Census Town
Garalgachha is located in West Bengal
Garalgachha is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°41′N 88°16′E / 22.68°N 88.27°E / 22.68; 88.27Coordinates: 22°41′N 88°16′E / 22.68°N 88.27°E / 22.68; 88.27
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,411
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB

Garalgachha is a census town in Chanditala II CD Block in Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is located in Chanditala–II block in Srirampore subdivision and is served by Chanditala police station.[1]


Garalgachha is located at 22°41′N 88°16′E / 22.68°N 88.27°E / 22.68; 88.27.[2] It is located in the Chanditall–II community development block under the Srirampore subdivision of the Hooghly district.[1] Chanditala police station serves this town.[1]


As per 2011 Census of India Garalgachha had a total population of 5,411 of which 2,760 (51%) were males and 2,651 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 347. The total number of literates in Garalgachha was 4,763 (94.06 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Garalgachha had a population of 4,499. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Garalgachha has an average literacy rate of 86%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 89%, and female literacy is 82%. In Garalgachha, 7% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Among major high schools in Garalgachha 'Garalgachha High School' (established 1896), 'Garalgachha Girls School' and 'Surabala Vidyapith' come top.


  1. ^ a b c "District-wise list of statutory towns". West Bengal. Directorate of Census Operations. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Garalgachha". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  3. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "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.