Maynaguri (community development block)

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Maynaguri
ময়নাগুড়ি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Maynaguri is located in West Bengal
Maynaguri
Maynaguri
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°34′N 88°49′E / 26.57°N 88.82°E / 26.57; 88.82Coordinates: 26°34′N 88°49′E / 26.57°N 88.82°E / 26.57; 88.82
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Area
 • Total 631.04 km2 (243.65 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 281,554
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Maynaguri
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Maynaguri (community development block) is an administrative division in Jalpaiguri Sadar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Maynaguri police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Mainaguri, a census town in this block:[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Mainaguri is located at 26°34′N 88°49′E / 26.57°N 88.82°E / 26.57; 88.82.

Maynaguri community development block has an area of 631.04  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Maynaguri block/ panchayat samiti are: Amguri, Barnesh, Churabhandar, Dharmapur, Domohani I, Domohani II, Khagrabari I, Khagrabari II, Madhabdanga I, Madhabdanga II, Maynaguri, Padamati I, Padamati II, Ramsai, Saptibari I and Saptibari II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Maynaguri block had a total population of 281,554, out of which 145,557 were males and 135,997 were females. Maynaguri block registered a population growth of 18.22 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 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.