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Census Town
Pairagachha is located in West Bengal
Pairagachha is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°42′N 88°16′E / 22.70°N 88.27°E / 22.70; 88.27Coordinates: 22°42′N 88°16′E / 22.70°N 88.27°E / 22.70; 88.27
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,703
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB

Pairagachha is a census town in Chanditala II CD Block in Srirampore subdivision of Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is under Chanditala police station.[1]


Pairagachha is located at 22°42′N 88°16′E / 22.70°N 88.27°E / 22.70; 88.27.[2] It has an average elevation of 12 m (39 ft).


As per 2011 Census of India Pairagachhi had a total population of 4,703 of which 2,350 (50%) were males and 2,353 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 393. The total number of literates in Pairagachhi was 3,844 (89.19 % of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Pairagachha had a population of 4,350. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Pairagachha has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 75%. In Pairagachha, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pairagachha
  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.