Habra II (community development block)

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Habra II
হাবড়া II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Habra II is located in West Bengal
Habra II
Habra II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°50′N 88°38′E / 22.83°N 88.63°E / 22.83; 88.63Coordinates: 22°50′N 88°38′E / 22.83°N 88.63°E / 22.83; 88.63
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total 143.30 km2 (55.33 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 149,803
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Barasat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ashoknagar
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Habra II (community development block) is an administrative division in Barasat Sadar subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Habra police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Guma.[1] There are three census towns in this block: Bara Bamonia and Guma.

Geography[edit]

Guma, a census town in Habra II block, is located at 22°50′N 88°38′E / 22.83°N 88.63°E / 22.83; 88.63.

Habra II community development block has an area of 143.30 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Habra lI block/ panchayat samiti are: Banspole, Bhurkunda, Guma I, Rajibpur Bira, Beraberi, Dighara Malikberia, Guma II and Srikrishnapur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Habra II block has a total population of 149,803 out of which 77,014 were males and 72,709 were females. Population of the rural areas in the block was 134,322 and that of the urban areas was 15,471. Habra II block registered a population growth of 22.24 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.40 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Healthcare[edit]

Habra II block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". North 24 Parganas district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". North Twenty Four Parganas District (11). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  3. ^ From Barasat Sadar subdivision page.
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2011-02-17.