Islampur, Uttar Dinajpur (community development block)

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Islampur
ইসলামপুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Islampur is located in West Bengal
Islampur
Islampur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°16′N 88°12′E / 26.27°N 88.20°E / 26.27; 88.20Coordinates: 26°16′N 88°12′E / 26.27°N 88.20°E / 26.27; 88.20
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 331.20 km2 (127.88 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 241,910
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Islampur
Website uttardinajpur.nic.in

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

Geography[edit]

Islampur is located at 26°16′N 88°12′E / 26.27°N 88.20°E / 26.27; 88.20.

Islampur community development block has an area of 331.20  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Islampur block/ panchayat samiti are: Agdimti-Khanti, Gaisal I, Gaisal II, Gobindapur, Gunjaria, Islampur, Kamalagaon-Sujali, Matukunda I, Matikunda II, Panditpota I, Panditpota II, Ramganj I and Ramganj II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Islampur block had a total population of 241,910, out of which 124,368 were males and 117,542 were females. Islampur block registered a population growth of 30.70 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 passes through the 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.