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Haringhata is a municipal or statutory town in Kalyani subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Haringhata
Municipal town
Haringhata is located in West Bengal
Haringhata
Haringhata
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°57′N 88°34′E / 22.95°N 88.57°E / 22.95; 88.57Coordinates: 22°57′N 88°34′E / 22.95°N 88.57°E / 22.95; 88.57
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Government
 • MLA Nilima Nag
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 43,989
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 7412 4 9
Telephone code 91 3473
Sex ratio 924 /
Lok Sabha constituency Bangaon
Vidhan Sabha constituency Haringhata
Website nadia.nic.in
CD Block

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GeographyEdit

Haringhata is located at 22°57′N 88°34′E / 22.95°N 88.57°E / 22.95; 88.57.[1] It has an average elevation of 10 metres (33 feet).

MunicipalityEdit

Haringhata, earlier a census town, was created a municipality in 2015.[2]

Police stationEdit

Haringhata police station has jurisdiction over Haringhata CD Block.[3][4]The total area covered by the police station is 170 km2 and the population covered is 229,825 (2001 census).[5]

DemographicsEdit

As per the 2011 Census of India, Haringhata had a total population of 3,989, of which 1,971 (49%) were males and 2,018 (51%) were females. Population below 6 years was 465. The total number of literates in Haringhata was 2,766 (78.49% of the population over 6 years).[6]

EconomyEdit

The Reliance group have evinced interest in the Haringhata Dairy.[7] They have plans to enter the food business.[8] Consultants have recommended that four government dairies be placed in the joint sector.[9]

 
Haringhata Forest beside Dairy farm. Nadia

EducationEdit

ReferencesEdit

A. Kolkata Metropolitan Area

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Haringhata
  2. ^ "Harighata Municipality". HM. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Nadia". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Nadia District Police". Police Unit. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Chakdaha Police Station Details". Nadia Police. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  6. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 May 2017.
  7. ^ The Telegraph 2 September 2006
  8. ^ The Economic Times 14 November 2006
  9. ^ The Statesman 20 December 2006
  10. ^ indiastudycenter.com/univ/states/wb/Bidhan-Chandra-Krishi-Viswavidyalay/default.asp
  11. ^ "Indian Institute of Science Education and Research". IISER Kolkata. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Haringhata Mahavidyalaya". HM. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  13. ^ "Haringhata Mahavidyalaya". College Admission. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  14. ^ "WBUT". wbut.ac.in.