Matiali (community development block)

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Matiali
মেটেলি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Matiali is located in West Bengal
Matiali
Matiali
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°55′38″N 88°48′48″E / 26.9271590°N 88.8133049°E / 26.9271590; 88.8133049Coordinates: 26°55′38″N 88°48′48″E / 26.9271590°N 88.8133049°E / 26.9271590; 88.8133049
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Area
 • Total 54.88 km2 (21.19 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 105,861
 • Density 1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nagrakata
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Matiali (community development block) is an administrative division in Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Metiali police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chalsa.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Matialihat is located at 26°55′38″N 88°48′48″E / 26.9271590°N 88.8133049°E / 26.9271590; 88.8133049.

Matiali community development block has an area of 54.88  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Matiali block/ panchayat samiti are: Bidhan Nagar, Indong Matiali, Matialihat, Matiali Batabari I and Matiali Batabari II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Matiali block had a total population of 105,861, out of which 53,465 were males and 52,396 were females. Matiali block registered a population growth of 13.52 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 31 and NH 31C pass 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" (PDF). 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.