Farakka Barrage Township
|Elevation||12 m (39 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Maldaha Dakshin|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Farakka|
Town Farakka is located at  It has an average elevation of 12 metres (39 feet)..
As of 2011[update] India census, Farrakka Barrage Township had a population of 20,126. Males constitute 51.82% of the population and females 48.18%. Farrakka Barrage Township has an average literacy rate of 71.52%, higher than the national average of 64.8%: male literacy is 75.81% (National Avg.75.3%), and female literacy is 66.90%(National Avg.53.7%). In Farrakka Barrage Township, 9.35% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The Farakka Barrage Project under the Indian Ministry of Water Resources is an important local project.
Farakka Super Thermal Power Station of NTPC Limited (formerly National Thermal Power Corporation) has of 2,100 MW capacity is located at Farakka. The NTPC-Farakka has 85 km long Merry Go Round Railway transporting coal from Rajmahal mines. Ambuja cement open its third project in Bengal in Farakka with a 1.5 million tonne capacity. 
Farakka Barrage Hospital functions with 50 beds.
A rail track, New Farakka Junction. connected Howrah, Sealdah and far Southern and western parts of India, Assam through New Jalpaiguri in east and New Delhi through Kiul Jn.
From New Farakka Jn railway station & New Farakka Bus Stoppege (NH 34) Farakka Barrage Township(3 km) is connected by Rikshaw, battery operated Rikshaw and private car on rent.
The transport is also facilitated by routine bus service from Township TTS to PTS (falling under NTPC) and vice versa at stipulated timings every day. The township is served by New Farakka Junction.
Farakka Barrage Township is situated on the bank of holy river The Ganga. It surrounded by water channels and canal. Deer nurture in a park on the bank of the Ganga. The project is covered by lots of greenery and has a full, fresh airy atmosphere to live a very peaceful and healthy life. At the end of October various types of migratory birds come here and stay up to February. The Hindu Milan Mandir operated by Bhrat Sevashram Sangha provides well accommodation system to visitors very near to river The Ganga.