Dubrajpur (community development block)
|Community development block|
|Assembly constituency||Dubrajpur, Suri|
|• Total||132.32 sq mi (342.71 km2)|
|• Density||1,200/sq mi (464/km2)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5.30)|
|Literacy Rate||56.75 per cent|
Dubrajpur (community development block) (Bengali: দুবরাজপুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Suri Sadar subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Dubrajpur, Ilambazar and Sadaipur police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Dubrajpur.
Dubrajpur is located at.
Near Dubrajpur is the Mama Bhagne pahar. A large number of large sized rocks are found in the area. Two remarkable of these rocks are known as Mama and Bhagne (maternal uncle and nephew). Now, the entire area is known as Mama Bhagney.
As per 2001 census, Dubrajpur block had a total population of 158,968, out of which 81,346 were males and 77,622 were females. Dubrajpur block registered a population growth of 17.07 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Birbhum district was 17.88 per cent.Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.
As per 2001 census, Dubrajpur block had a total literacy of 56.75 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 68.07 per cent female literacy was 44.81 per cent. Birbhum district had a total literacy of 61.48 per cent, male literacy being 70.89 per cent and female literacy being 51.55 per cent.
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