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Census Town
Garsafath is located in West Bengal
Garsafath is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°14′57″N 87°47′44″E / 22.24921°N 87.79546°E / 22.24921; 87.79546Coordinates: 22°14′57″N 87°47′44″E / 22.24921°N 87.79546°E / 22.24921; 87.79546
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,597
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Tamluk
Vidhan Sabha constituency Moyna
Website purbamedinipur.gov.in

Goasafat is a census town in Moyna CD Block in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per 2011 Census of India Goasafat had a total population of 6,597 of which 3,438 (52%) were males and 3,159 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 821. The total number of literates in Goasafat was 4,819 (83.43 % of the population over 6 years).[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Goasafat had a population of 5,406. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Goasafat has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 59%. In Goasafat, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "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.