Keshiari (community development block)
কেশীয়ারি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
|community development block|
|• Total||292.26 km2 (112.84 sq mi)|
|• Density||450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Medinipur|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Keshiary|
Keshiari (community development block) is an administrative division in the Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Keshiari police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Keshiari.
Keshiari is located at.
As per 2001 census, Keshiari block had a total population of 131,983, out of which 67,298 were males and 64,685 were females. Keshiari block registered a population growth of 17.95 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.45 per cent.
There is a road to Gaganeshwar, where one of the historical durgos (fort) namely Kurumbera Fort is located.
- "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10.
- "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10.
- "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund". Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.