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Arambag (also spelt Arambagh) is a town with a municipality in Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is the headquarters of Arambag subdivision.
Arambag is located at 22.88°N 87.78°E / 22.88; 87.78. It has an average elevation of 15 metres (118 feet). The town is situated on the link Road (state highway-2) 81 km north-west of Kolkata. It is located on the bank of the Dwarakeswar River.
As per 2011 Census of India Arambag had a total population of 66,175 of which 33,443 (51%) were males and 32,732 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 6,522. The total number of literates in Arambag was 48,338 (81.03 % of the population over 6 years).
As of 2001 India census, Arambag had a population of 66,175. Males constitute 62% of the population and females 38%. Arambag has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 79% male literacy and 58% of female literacy. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Arambagh police station has jurisdiction over Arambag municipal area and Arambagh CD Block.
The headquarters of Arambagh CD Block are located at Arambag.
The maximum temperature during summer rises up to 42 °C(2016) while minimum temperature during winter comes down to 8 °C. Average annual rainfall is 1600 millimetres.
This is a rice and potato agricultural area with several rice mills and cold storages.
Arambagh sub-division was formed in 1879. It was known as Jahanabad Sub-Division as the headquarters of the sub-division was the town of Jahanabad.Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay was the first Sub-Divisional Officer of Arambagh. On 19 April 1900 the name was changed from Jahanabad to Arambagh, which means "the garden of ease and comfort". Other prominent figures from the district were:Rammohan Roy – Reformer & was Ambassador of Mughal Emperor
Prafulla Chandra Sen – Freedom fighter, Chief Minister of W.B.
Kamarpukur, birthplace of Ramkrishna Parmahnsa
Two government sponsored public libraries are situated in Arambagh. Raja Rammohan Roy Pathagar-o- Sanskriti Parishad is the oldest and most popular library of this area. Another library is Arambag Sub Divisional library. Besides these two, there are many other public libraries in the surrounding area.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, HooghlyKapsit High School, Kapsit, Arambagh, Hooghly
Batanal Union High School
Arambagh High School
Kalipur Swamiji High School
Kidzee Arambagh (Preschool)
Bajua High School
Arambagh Girls High School
Parul Ramkrishna Sarada High School
Arambagh Vivekananda Academy (CBSE)
Sisu Guchho (primary school)
Kashinath Primary School
Nirvoipur Primary School
Arambagh Boys Primari School
Basanta Prathamik Vidhyalaya
K.B.Roy High School
Saraswati Sishu Mandir, Balibela
Tirol High School,Tirol
Gourhati Haradas Institution
Golta High School
Golta Nimna Buniadi Vidyalaya
Chandibati Primary School
Joyrampur Netaji High School
Muthadanga R.K. High School
Anandamarga School (primary school), Rabindrapally,Arambagh
Bhurkunda High School (H.S)
Khudiram Child Learning Centre (primary school)
Naisarai High School
Nirvoipur Badalkona Giya Nilkantha Sikshanikaten
Uttor Badalkona Prathomik Bidyaloy
Hatbasantapur Hara Parbbati Institution(H.S.)
Balarampur Primary School
Mohanpur Primary School
Goghat High School(HS)
Bengai High School
Shaikhpur High School, Uttar Rasulpur, Hooghly
Karui P.C High School (H.S) Karui,arambagh,hooghly,712615
Baradongal R N Institution (H.S),Baradongal, Hooghly, 712617
Kumursha Sital Chandra Dey Vidyamandir (H.S), Kumursha, Hooghly, 712616
Saora Union High School, Saora, hooghly
Ghoshpur Union Netaji Vidyapith, Ghoshpur, Hooghly
Gourhati Haradas Institution
Raghunathput Saradamoni Valika Vidyalaya
Ghasua Janata High School
Mayal K.C. Roy Institution
Thakuranichak Union High School
Thakuranichak BBD Institution
Dhanyaghori High School, Bandar
Ghoradaha Sudhanya Charan High School
Pole P.C.Sen High School
Bengejola High School
Ramnagar Atul Vidyalaya
Patul Ganeshbazar High School(HS) Radhaballavpur High SchoolNetaji Mahavidyalaya, Kalipur, Arambagh
Arambagh Girls' College, Arambagh
Kabikankan Mukundaram Mahavidyalaya, Keshabpur, Arambagh CD Block
Aghorekamini Prakashchandra Mahavidyalaya, Bengai, Goghat II CD Block
Sri Ramkrishna Sarada Vidyamahapith, Kamarpukur, Goghat II CD Block
Raja Rammohan Roy Mahavidyalaya, Radhanagore, Khanakul I CD Block