About Ranaghat ( latitude: 23.1762300, longitude: 88.5666600 )
Ranaghat is a city in the district of Nadia, West Bengal, India. It is situated 74 kilometres north of Calcutta.It situated by river 'Churni'. It is known for its handloom industry, various types of flowers and sweet dishes especially "Pantooa" made by famous "Jagu Maira". The town has spread up along its borders in all corners recently.It is the Capital of Mahakumas of Nadia district.Total population is around 20lakhs in 2011. People from the nearby places do come here for living. It is one of the most important railway junctions in the Sealdah-Murshidabad railway section.International Train "Maitree Express" is passing over from here.