Burwan (community development block)

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Burwan
বড়ঞা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Burwan is located in West Bengal
Burwan
Burwan
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°56′27″N 87°56′06″E / 23.940889°N 87.934952°E / 23.940889; 87.934952Coordinates: 23°56′27″N 87°56′06″E / 23.940889°N 87.934952°E / 23.940889; 87.934952
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Area
 • Total 270.94 km2 (104.61 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 224,312
 • Density 830/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Baharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Burwan, Khargram
Website burwanblock.in

Burwan (community development block) is an administrative division in Kandi subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Burwan police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Gram Salika.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Burwan is located at 23°56′27″N 87°56′06″E / 23.940889°N 87.934952°E / 23.940889; 87.934952

Burwan community development block has an area of 270.94 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats in Burwan block/ panchayat samiti are: Biprasekhar, Burwan I, Burwan II, Kalyanpur I, Kalyanpur II, Kharjuna, Kuli, Kurunnurun, Panchthupi, Sabaldaha, Sabalpur, Sahora and Sundarpur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Burwan block has a total population of 224,312, out of which 115,445 were males and 108,867 were females. Burwan block registered a population growth of 13.91 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Murshidabad district. Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12". Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20.