Nanoor (community development block)

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Nanoor
Community development block
Nanoor is located in West Bengal
Nanoor
Nanoor
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°43′N 87°52′E / 23.717°N 87.867°E / 23.717; 87.867
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Parliamentary constituency Bolpur
Assembly constituency Nanoor
Area
 • Total 119.38 sq mi (309.20 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 193,788
 • Density 1,620/sq mi (627/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 61.18 per cent
Website http://birbhum.nic.in/

Nanoor (community development block) (Bengali: নানুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Nanoor police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chandidas Nanoor.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Nanoor is located at 23°43′N 87°52′E / 23.71°N 87.86°E / 23.71; 87.86.

Nanoor community development block has an area of309.20  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Nanoor block/panchayat samiti are: Bara-Saota, Chandidas-Nanoor, Charkalgram, Daskalgram-Kareya I, Daskalgram-Kareya II, Jalundi, KKirnahar I, Kirnahar II, Nowanagar Kodda, Thupsar and Uchkaran.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Nanoor block had a total population of 193,788, out of which 98,983 were males and 94,805 were females. Nanoor block registered a population growth of 15.10 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Birbhum district was 17.88 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 62,993 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 4,572.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Nanoor block had a total literacy of 61.18 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 69.30 per cent female literacy was 52.73 per cent. Birbhum district had a total literacy of 61.48 per cent, male literacy being 70.89 per cent and female literacy being 51.55 per cent.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Birbhum District (8)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Annexure A to the G.O. No.16 (Sanction)-RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-9/2008 dated 12.4.11". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Birbhum District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10.