Khargram (community development block)

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Khargram
খড়গ্রাম সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Khargram is located in West Bengal
Khargram
Khargram
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°02′11″N 87°59′36″E / 24.0362700°N 87.9932710°E / 24.0362700; 87.9932710Coordinates: 24°02′11″N 87°59′36″E / 24.0362700°N 87.9932710°E / 24.0362700; 87.9932710
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Area
 • Total 378.80 km2 (146.26 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 234,715
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Baharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Khargram
Website murshidbad.nic.in

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

Geography[edit]

Khargram is located at 24°02′11″N 87°59′36″E / 24.0362700°N 87.9932710°E / 24.0362700; 87.9932710

Khargram community development block has an area of 378.80 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats in Khargram block/ panchayat samiti are: Balia, Eroali, Indrani, Jhilli, Joypur, Khargram, Kirtipur, Margram, Mohisar, Padamkandi, Parulia and Sadal.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Khargram block has a total population of 234,715, out of which 120,352 were males and 114,363 were females. Khargram block registered a population growth of 16.04 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Murshidabad district. Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12". Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20.