Krishnanagar I (community development block)

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Krishnanagar I
কৃষ্ণনগর I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Krishnanagar I is located in West Bengal
Krishnanagar I
Krishnanagar I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°22′38″N 88°26′10″E / 23.3773198°N 88.4361649°E / 23.3773198; 88.4361649Coordinates: 23°22′38″N 88°26′10″E / 23.3773198°N 88.4361649°E / 23.3773198; 88.4361649
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Area
 • Total 267.23 km2 (103.18 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 280,254
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Krishnanagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Krishnanagar Uttar, Krishnanagar Dakshin
Website nadia.nic.in

Krishnanagar I (community development block) is an administrative division in Krishnanagar Sadar subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Krishnanagar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Krishnanagar Road. There is one census town in this block: Baruihuda.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Bhaluka, a constituent panchayat in this block, is located at 23°22′38″N 88°26′10″E / 23.3773198°N 88.4361649°E / 23.3773198; 88.4361649.

Krishnanagar I community development block has an area of 267.23  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Krishnanagar I block/ panchayat samiti are: Asannagar, Bhaluka, Bhandarkhola, Bhatjangla, Bhimpur, Chakdignagar, Deypara, Dignagar, Dogachi, Joania, Poragacha and Ruipukur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Krishnanagar I block had a total population of 280,254, out of which 144,462 were males and 135,792 were females. Krishnagar I block registered a population growth of 25.13 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 19.51 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Nadia district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Nadia district (10). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Nadia district". NREGA activities - Block Performance MIS vs MPR. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12.