Barrackpore II (community development block)

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Barrackpore II (CD Block)
ব্যারাকপুর II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Barrackpore II (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Barrackpore II (CD Block)
Barrackpore II (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°41′N 88°25′E / 22.69°N 88.42°E / 22.69; 88.42Coordinates: 22°41′N 88°25′E / 22.69°N 88.42°E / 22.69; 88.42
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total 30.22 km2 (11.67 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 158,778
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Barrackpore
Vidhan Sabha constituency Noapara, Khardaha
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Barrackpore II (community development block) is an administrative division in Barrackpore subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Titagarh, Khardah and Ghola police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Karna Madhabpur.[1] There are six census towns in this block: Jafarpur, Talbandha, Muragachha, Patulia, Ruiya and Chandpur.

Geography[edit]

Muragachha, a census town in Barrackpore II block, is located at 22°41′N 88°25′E / 22.69°N 88.42°E / 22.69; 88.42.

Barrackpore II community development block has an area of 30.22 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Barrackpore II block/ panchayat samiti are:Bandipur, Bilkanda–II, Patulia, Bilkanda–I, Mohanpur and Sewli.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Barrackpore II block has a total population of 158,778 out of which 82,573 were males and 76,205 were females. Barrackpore II block registered a population growth of -25.44 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.40 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". North 24 Parganas district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". North Twenty Four Parganas District (11). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  3. ^ From Barrackpore subdivision page.
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20.