Mathabhanga II (community development block)

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Mathabhanga II
মাথাভাঙ্গা II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Mathabhanga II is located in West Bengal
Mathabhanga II
Mathabhanga II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°23′08″N 89°13′46″E / 26.3855649°N 89.2294121°E / 26.3855649; 89.2294121Coordinates: 26°23′08″N 89°13′46″E / 26.3855649°N 89.2294121°E / 26.3855649; 89.2294121
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 313.84 km2 (121.17 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 196,256
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mathabhanga
Website coochbehar.gov.in

Mathabhanga II (community development block) is an administrative division in Mathabhanga subdivision of Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Mathabhanga and Ghoksadanga police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Bhogmara.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Angarkata Paradubi, a constituent panchayat of this block, is located at 26°23′08″N 89°13′46″E / 26.3855649°N 89.2294121°E / 26.3855649; 89.2294121.

Mathabhanga II community development block has an area of 313.84  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Mathabhanga II block/ panchayat samiti are: Angerkata Paradubi, Bara Soulmari, Fulbari, Ghoksadanga, Latapata, Nishiganj I, Nishiganj II, Premerdnga, Ruidanga and Unishbisha.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Mathabhanga II block had a total population of 196,256, out of which 100,933 were males and 95,323 were females. Mathabhanga II block registered a population growth of 16.31 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 14.15 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Literacy[edit]

Mathhabhanga II block had a literacy rate of 68.56 per cent - males 79.45 per cent and females 56.92 per cent.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Cooch Behar District (03). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Relation between Blocks & Gram Panchayats (GPs)". Cooch Behar District Administration. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12.