Andul (Āndula) is a census town in the Sankrail block under the Sadar sub-division in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a local hub of commercial and industrial activity within and around Sankrail block. It is considered as one of the developing towns in the district and located near to Kolkata city.
Location in West Bengal, India
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Howrah|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Sankrail|
|The Land of Vaishnav Zamindars|
Andul is located at  It has got moderate temperature..
As per 2011 Census of India Andul had a total population of 6,302 of which 3,182 (50%) were males and 3,120 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 397. The total number of literates in Andul was 5,626 (95.28% of the population over 6 years).
As of 2001 India census, Andul had a population of 5677. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Andul has an average literacy rate of 87%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 53% of the males and 47% of females literate. 6% of the population is under 6 years of age.
"Kamal Nursery" and "The Indian Nursery" two of the most famous names in the Indian horticulture industry are situated at Andul. Howrah Flower Growers' Association organize flower exhibition at Kamal Nursery every year.
Andul has a rich heritage of quizzing culture and has been very famous for vast number of annual arrangements of quiz shows/competitions with a huge support of enthusiastic people around it. For the last 3 to 4 decades, it is the home to a lot of sleeping giants of quiz associations.
In 1999 the oldest running quiz group was formed named Akademos. Another quiz group named Qui9 was formed in 2011 by nine young enthusiasts. They all made revolution in terms of popularity of quiz culture and spreading them among students. Teams across all part of Bengal come to participate in Andul. In 2018, a new group named ""Gyaan Peeth" has been formed by some quiz lovers of Andul for development of rising quizzers and to nourish young quizzers. Almost 30 to 40 quiz competitions are being organized here throughout the year along with special club occations and festivals. Mohiary Public Library is the oldest and most popular venue that have hosted more than 300 quiz competitions. Arguably Andul is the quizzing capital of Howrah and also the oldest quizzing hub in the suburban parts of Bengal.