Nagrakata (community development block)

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Nagrakata
নাগ্রাকাটা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Nagrakata is located in West Bengal
Nagrakata
Nagrakata
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°52′52″N 88°54′18″E / 26.881°N 88.905°E / 26.881; 88.905Coordinates: 26°52′52″N 88°54′18″E / 26.881°N 88.905°E / 26.881; 88.905
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Area
 • Total 397.00 km2 (153.28 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 119,556
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 03565
Sex ratio 974 /
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nagrakata
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Nagrakata (community development block) is an administrative division in Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Nagrakata and Banarhat police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Nagrakata.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Nagrakata is located at 26°52′52″N 88°54′18″E / 26.881°N 88.905°E / 26.881; 88.905.

Nagrakata community development block has an area of 397.00  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Nagrakata block/ panchayat samiti are: Angrabhasa I, Angrabhasa II, Champaguri, Looksan and Sulkapara.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Nagrakata block had a total population of 119,556, out of which 60,561 were males and 58,995 were females. Nagrakata 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 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.