Jalpaiguri (community development block)

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Jalpaiguri
জলপাইগুড়ি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Jalpaiguri is located in West Bengal
Jalpaiguri
Jalpaiguri
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°31′00″N 88°44′00″E / 26.516667°N 88.733333°E / 26.516667; 88.733333Coordinates: 26°31′00″N 88°44′00″E / 26.516667°N 88.733333°E / 26.516667; 88.733333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Area
 • Total 494.56 km2 (190.95 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 280,446
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri, Rajganj
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Jalpaiguri is located at 26°31′00″N 88°44′00″E / 26.516667°N 88.733333°E / 26.516667; 88.733333.

Jalpaiguri community development block has an area of 494.56  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Jalpaiguri block/ panchayat samiti are: Arabinda, Bahadur, Baropatia, Belacoba, Boalmari, Garalbari, Kharia, Kharija Berubari I, Kharija Berubari II, Mondalghat, Nagar Berubari, Paharpur, Patkata and South Berubari.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Jalpaiguri block had a total population of 280,446, out of which 144,974 were males and 135,472 were females. Jalpaiguri block registered a population growth of 7.29 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 21.52 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009". Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.