Kumarganj (community development block)

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Kumarganj
কুমারগঞ্জ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Kumarganj is located in West Bengal
Kumarganj
Kumarganj
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°26′02″N 88°43′36″E / 25.43379°N 88.72671°E / 25.43379; 88.72671Coordinates: 25°26′02″N 88°43′36″E / 25.43379°N 88.72671°E / 25.43379; 88.72671
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 286.90 km2 (110.77 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 152,990
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Balurghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kumarganj
Website ddinajpur.nic.in

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

Geography[edit]

Kumarganj is located at 25°26′02″N 88°43′36″E / 25.43379°N 88.72671°E / 25.43379; 88.72671.

Kumarganj community development block has an area of 286.90  km2.[2]

The Atreyee flows through the Kumarganj block.[3]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Kumarganj block/ panchayat samiti are: Batun, Bhour, Deor, Jakirpur, Mohana, Ramkrishnapur, Safanagar and Samjia.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Kumarganj block has a total population of 152,990, out of which 78,679 were males and 74,311 were females. Kumarganj block registered a population growth of 17.98 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.11 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Dakshin Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Dakshin Dinajpur district (05). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  3. ^ "Dakshin Dinajpur". Rivers. District administration. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  4. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 4". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.