Cooch Behar II (community development block)

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Cooch Behar II
কোচবিহার II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Cooch Behar II is located in West Bengal
Cooch Behar II
Cooch Behar II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°22′N 89°28′E / 26.36°N 89.46°E / 26.36; 89.46Coordinates: 26°22′N 89°28′E / 26.36°N 89.46°E / 26.36; 89.46
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 362.36 km2 (139.91 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 298,163
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Cooch Behar Uttar
Website coochbehar.gov.in

Cooch Behar II (community development block) is an administrative division in Cooch Behar Sadar subdivision of Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Koch Bihar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Pundibari. There is one census town in this block: Khagrabari.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Khagrabari, one of the constituent panchayats of the block, is located at 26°22′N 89°28′E / 26.36°N 89.46°E / 26.36; 89.46.

Cooch Behar II community development block has an area of 362.36  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Cooch Behar II block/ panchayat samiti are: Ambari, Baneswar, Bararangras, Chakchaka, Dhandhingguri, Gopalpur, Khagrabari, Khapaidanga, Madhupur, Marichbari Kholta, Patlakhawa, Pundibari and Takagachh Rajarhat.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Cooch Behar II block had a total population of 298,163, out of which 154,011 were males and 144,152 were females. Cooch Behar II block registered a population growth of 16.08 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 14.15 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Lliteracy[edit]

Cooch Behar II block had a literacy rate of 74.56 per cent - males 83.12 per cent and females 65.37 per cent.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Cooch Behar District (03). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Relation between Blocks & Gram Panchayats (GPs)". Cooch Behar District Administration. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12.