Raipur, Bankura (community development block)

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Raipur
রায়পুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Raipur is located in West Bengal
Raipur
Raipur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°48′N 86°57′E / 22.80°N 86.95°E / 22.80; 86.95Coordinates: 22°48′N 86°57′E / 22.80°N 86.95°E / 22.80; 86.95
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Area
 • Total 364.40 km2 (140.70 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 151,274
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura
Vidhan Sabha constituency Raipur
Website bankura.gov.in

Raipur (community development block) is an administrative division in Khatra subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Raipur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Gar Raipur.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Raipur is located at 22°48′N 86°57′E / 22.80°N 86.95°E / 22.80; 86.95.

Raipur community development block has an area of 364.40  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Raipur block/ panchayat samiti are: Dundar, Dhanara, Dheko, Mandalkuli, Matgoda, Melera, Phulkusma, Raipur, Shyamsundarpur and Sonagara.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Raipur block had a total population of 151,274, out of which 77,184 were males and 74,090 were females. Raipur block registered a population growth of 40.13 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 13.79 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bankura district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Bankura District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 16". Bankura district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.