Hingalganj (community development block)

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Hingalganj
হিঙ্গলগঞ্জ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Hingalganj is located in West Bengal
Hingalganj
Hingalganj
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°28′15″N 88°58′38″E / 22.470803°N 88.977346°E / 22.470803; 88.977346Coordinates: 22°28′15″N 88°58′38″E / 22.470803°N 88.977346°E / 22.470803; 88.977346
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total 230.40 km2 (88.96 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 156,568
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Basirhat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Hingalganj
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Hingalganj (community development block) is an administrative division in Basirhat subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Hingalganj police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Hingalganj.[1]

Geography[edit]

Surrounded by rivers on all sides, this small island, Hingalganj is located at 22°28′15″N 88°58′38″E / 22.470803°N 88.977346°E / 22.470803; 88.977346.

Hingalganj community development block has an area of 230.40 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Hingalganj block/ panchayat samiti are: Bishpur, Hingalganj, Rupamari, Dulduli, Jogeshganj, Sahebkhali, Gobindakati, Kalitala and Sandelerbil.[3]

Dulduli gram panchayat has two parts in the two island. One parts is in the main island where the blcok office is situated and the next part is in the island where the Sahebkhali,Gobindakathi,Kalitala and Jogeshganj is situated.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Hingalganj block has a total population of 156,568 out of which 80,487 were males and 76,081 were females. Hingalganj block registered a population growth of 10.03 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]

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 Basirhat subdivision page.
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20.