Kurseong (community development block)

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Kurseong
Community development block
Kurseong is located in West Bengal
Kurseong
Kurseong
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°53′N 88°17′E / 26.88°N 88.28°E / 26.88; 88.28Coordinates: 26°53′N 88°17′E / 26.88°N 88.28°E / 26.88; 88.28
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Darjeeling
Area
 • Total 342.58 km2 (132.27 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 85,109
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Darjeeling
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kurseong
Website darjeeling.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Kurseong is located at 26°53′N 88°17′E / 26.88°N 88.28°E / 26.88; 88.28.

Kurseong community development block has an area of 342.58  km2.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Kurseong block had a total population of 85,109, out of which 42, 976 were males and 42,133 were females. Kurseong block registered a population growth of 5.74 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 16.94 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Darjeeling district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Darjeeling district (01). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  3. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.