Harirampur (community development block)

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For the town with the same name in Bangladesh, see Harirampur.
Harirampur
হরিরামপুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Harirampur is located in West Bengal
Harirampur
Harirampur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°22′27″N 88°16′04″E / 25.37425°N 88.267792°E / 25.37425; 88.267792Coordinates: 25°22′27″N 88°16′04″E / 25.37425°N 88.267792°E / 25.37425; 88.267792
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 214.88 km2 (82.97 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 124,894
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Balurghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Harirampur
Website ddinajpur.nic.in

Harirampur (community development block) is an administrative division in Gangarampur subdivision of Dakshin Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Harirampur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Harirampur.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Harirampur is located at 25°22′27″N 88°16′04″E / 25.37425°N 88.267792°E / 25.37425; 88.267792.

Harirampur community development block has an area of 214.88  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Harirampur block/ panchayat samiti are: Bagichapur, Bairhatta, Gokarna, Pundari, Saiyadpur and Sirsi.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Harirampur block had a total population of 124,894, out of which 63552 were males and 61342 were females. Harirampur block registered a population growth of 24.70 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.11 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Dakshin Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Dakshin Dinajpur district (05). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 4". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.