Kaliaganj (community development block)

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Kaliaganj
কালিয়াগঞ্জ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Kaliaganj is located in West Bengal
Kaliaganj
Kaliaganj
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°38′N 88°19′E / 25.63°N 88.32°E / 25.63; 88.32Coordinates: 25°38′N 88°19′E / 25.63°N 88.32°E / 25.63; 88.32
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 299.92 km2 (115.80 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 190,014
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kaliaganj
Website uttardinajpur.nic.in

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

Geography[edit]

Kaliaganj is located at 25°38′N 88°19′E / 25.63°N 88.32°E / 25.63; 88.32.

Kaliaganj community development block has an area of 299.92  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Kaliaganj block/ panchayat samiti are: Anantapur, Baruna, Bhandar, Bochadanga, Dhankoil, Malgaon, Mostafanagar and Radhikapur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Kaliaganj block had a total population of 190,014, out of which 97,822 were males and 92,192 were females. Kaliaganj block registered a population growth of 26.58 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]

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.