Goalpokhar II (community development block)

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Goalpokhar II
গোয়ালপোখর II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Goalpokhar II is located in West Bengal
Goalpokhar II
Goalpokhar II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°01′17″N 87°57′09″E / 26.021351°N 87.952492°E / 26.021351; 87.952492Coordinates: 26°01′17″N 87°57′09″E / 26.021351°N 87.952492°E / 26.021351; 87.952492
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 266.40 km2 (102.86 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 226,231
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chakulia
Website uttardinajpur.nic.in

Goalpokhar II (community development block) is an administrative division in Islampur subdivision of Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Goalpokhar and Chakulia police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chakuliahat.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Chakulia is located at 26°01′17″N 87°57′09″E / 26.021351°N 87.952492°E / 26.021351; 87.952492.

Goalpokhar II community development block has an area of 266.40  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Goalpokhar II block/ panchayat samiti are: Belon, Bidyanandapur, Chakulia, Kanki, Nizampur I, Nizampur II, Sahapur I, Sahapur II, Sujapur I, Sujapur II and Toryal.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Goalpokhar II block had a total population of 226,231, out of which 116,659 were males and 109,572 were females. Goalpokhar II block registered a population growth of 34.33 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 28.72 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 31 skirts the edges of this block.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Uttar Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Uttar Dinajpur district (04). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 5". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.