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|District||North 24 Parganas|
|• Municipality Chairman||Shri. Shankar Adhaya|
|Elevation||7 m (23 ft)|
|• Rank||UA : 30th in West Bengal|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-WB|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Bangaon|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Bangaon Uttar|
Bangaon is a city and a municipality in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. Bangaon is headquarters of Bangaon subdivision. Sankar Adhya is the present chairperson of the municipality.
Public transport is provided by the rail, auto and buses. Bangaon is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system. It is the last station on the Sealdah-Bangaon section of Eastern Railway, 77 km from Sealdah Station. The Sealdah – Bangaon railway was built between 1882 and 1884.
In the 2011 census, Bangaon municipality had a population of 110,668, out of which 56,416 were males and 54,252 were females. The 0–6 years population was 8,452. Effective literacy rate for the 7+ population was 90.25 per cent.
Dinabandhu Mahavidyalay is the only degree college in Bangaon which is currently affiliated to West Bengal State University (formerly affiliated to University of Calcutta). There are many higher secondary schools in the city of Bangaon, including Bongaon High School.
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