Joypur, Bankura (community development block)

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Joypur (CD Block)
জয়পুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Joypur (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Joypur (CD Block)
Joypur (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°02′51″N 87°26′48″E / 23.0474°N 87.4467°E / 23.0474; 87.4467Coordinates: 23°02′51″N 87°26′48″E / 23.0474°N 87.4467°E / 23.0474; 87.4467
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Area
 • Total 262.74 km2 (101.44 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 141,483
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Katulpur
Website bankura.gov.in

Joypur (community development block) (also spelled Jaypur, Jaipur) is an administrative division in Bishnupur subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Joypur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Joypur.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Joypur is located at 23°02′51″N 87°26′48″E / 23.0474°N 87.4467°E / 23.0474; 87.4467.

Joypur community development block has an area of 262.74  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Joypur block/ panchayat samiti are: Gelia, Hetia, Jagannathpur, Kuchiakole, Maynapur, Routhkhanda, Salda, Shyamnagar and Uttarbar.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Joypur block had a total population of 141,483, out of which 72,339 were males and 69,144 were females. Joypur block registered a population growth of 15.89 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 15.15 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Joypur block had a total scheduled caste population of 52,814 and a scheduled tribe population of 3,430.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bankura district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Bankura District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 16". Bankura district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-07-12.