Goghat

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Goghat
Village
Goghat is located in West Bengal
Goghat
Goghat
Goghat is located in India
Goghat
Goghat
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°53′16″N 87°42′7″E / 22.88778°N 87.70194°E / 22.88778; 87.70194Coordinates: 22°53′16″N 87°42′7″E / 22.88778°N 87.70194°E / 22.88778; 87.70194
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Government
 • Type Panchayati raj (India)
 • Body Gram panchayat
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,495
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Goghat is a village in Goghat I CD Block in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is under Goghat police station in Arambag subdivision.

Geography[edit]

Goghat, the eponymouss CD Block headquarters, is located at 22°53′16″N 87°42′7″E / 22.88778°N 87.70194°E / 22.88778; 87.70194.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Goghat had a total population of 5,495 of which 2,798 (51%) were males and 2,699 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 580. The total number of literates in Goghat was 4,135 (84.13% of the population over 6 years).[2]

Transport[edit]

EMU services, earlier operating from Howrah to Arambag, was extended to Goghat railway station, after completion of the electrified broad gauge Tarakewar-Goghat sector of the Tarakeswar-Bishnupur extension of the Sheoraphuli–Bishnupur branch line.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Goghat Police Station". Hooghly district. Wikimapia. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "37365 Howrah Goghat Local". indiarailinfo. Retrieved 6 September 2016.