Pairagachha

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Pairagachha
পায়রাগাছা
town
Pairagachha is located in West Bengal
Pairagachha
Pairagachha
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 (2001)
 • Total 4,350
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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

Geography[edit]

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).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Pairagachha had a population of 4350. 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pairagachha
  3. ^ "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.