Bhagabanpur II (community development block)

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Bhagabanpur II
ভগবানপুর II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Bhagabanpur II is located in West Bengal
Bhagabanpur II
Bhagabanpur II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°57′13″N 87°43′24″E / 21.9537132°N 87.7234268°E / 21.9537132; 87.7234268Coordinates: 21°57′13″N 87°43′24″E / 21.9537132°N 87.7234268°E / 21.9537132; 87.7234268
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Area
 • Total 177.86 km2 (68.67 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 167,181
 • Density 940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bhagabanpur, Khejuri
Website purbamedinipur.gov.in

Bhagabanpur II (community development block) (also spelt as Bhagawanpur) is an administrative division in Egra subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bhupatinagar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Bhupatinagar.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Bhupatinagar is located at 21°57′13″N 87°43′24″E / 21.9537132°N 87.7234268°E / 21.9537132; 87.7234268.

Bhagabanpur II community development block has an area of 177.86  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Bhagabanpur II block/ panchayat samiti are: Arjunnagar, Basudevberia, Boroj, Garbari I, Garbari II, Itaberia, Jukhia, Mugberia and Radhapur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Bhagabanpur II block had a total population of 167,181, out of which 85,434 were males and 81,747 were females. Bhagabanpur II block registered a population growth of 15.78 per cent during the 1991–2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Balance of 2nd Installment for 2010–11 under BRGF for Purba Medinipur". No. 12 -(Sanction) RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-12/07. Government of West Bengal – Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. 12.4.2011.  [dead link]
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 20 July 2011.