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|Neighbourhood in Kolkata
Khardaha railway station
|• Municipality Chairman||Tapas Paul (TMC)|
|• Total||6.67 km2 (2.58 sq mi)|
|Elevation||15 m (49 ft)|
|• Density||17,000/km2 (43,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Telephone code||+91 33|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Dum Dum|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Khardaha|
Khardaha, also called Khardah or Kharda, is a city and municipality of Barrackpore subdivision in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.
Khardaha is located at  It has an average elevation of 15 m (49 ft). It is a railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat section, sandwiched between Sodepur (to the south) and Titagarh (to the north). The railway station divides the city into two parts - the eastern part is known as Rahara, while the western part is known as Khardaha..
As of 2001[update] India census, Khardaha had a population of 108,496. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Khardaha has an average literacy rate of 95.50%, higher than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 96.20%, and female literacy is 92.50%. In Khardaha, 6.78% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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