Kumargram (community development block)

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Kumargram
কুমারগ্রাম সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Kumargram is located in West Bengal
Kumargram
Kumargram
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°39′54″N 89°49′30″E / 26.665°N 89.825°E / 26.665; 89.825Coordinates: 26°39′54″N 89°49′30″E / 26.665°N 89.825°E / 26.665; 89.825
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Alipurduar
Area
 • Total 501.12 km2 (193.48 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 177,894
 • Density 350/km2 (920/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kumargram
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Kumargram (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kumargram police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kumargram. There is one census town in this block: Uttar Kamakhyaguri.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Kumargram is located at 26°39′54″N 89°49′30″E / 26.665°N 89.825°E / 26.665; 89.825.

Kumargram community development block has an area of 501.12  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Kumargram block/ panchayat samiti are: Chengmari, Kamakhyaguri I, Kamakhyaguri II, Khoardanga I, Khoardanga II, Kumargram, Newland, Kumargram Sankosh, Rydak, Turturi Khanda, Valka Barovisha I and Valka Barovisha II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Kumargram block had a total population of 177,894, out of which 91,421 were males and 86,473 were females. Kumargram block registered a population growth of 15.60 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 21.52 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 31C passes through the block.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009". Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.