Ranaghat II (community development block)

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Ranaghat II
রাণাঘাট II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Ranaghat II is located in West Bengal
Ranaghat II
Ranaghat II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°10′58″N 88°35′41″E / 23.1827510°N 88.5948490°E / 23.1827510; 88.5948490Coordinates: 23°10′58″N 88°35′41″E / 23.1827510°N 88.5948490°E / 23.1827510; 88.5948490
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Area
 • Total 262.28 km2 (101.27 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 330,292
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Ranaghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ranaghat Dakshin, Ranaghat Uttar Purba
Website nadia.nic.in

Ranaghat II (community development block) is an administrative division in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Ranaghat and Dhantala police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Nokari. There is one census town in this block: Nasra and one notified area: Cooper's Camp.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Nokari is located at 23°10′58″N 88°35′41″E / 23.1827510°N 88.5948490°E / 23.1827510; 88.5948490.

Ranaghat II community development block has an area of 262.28  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Ranaghat II block/ panchayat samiti are: Anishmali, Aranghata, Bahirgachhi, Baidyapur I, Baidyapur II, Debagram, Duttapulia, Jugalkishore, Kamalpur, Majhergram, Nokari, Raghunathpur Hijuli I, Raghunathpur Hijuli II and Shyamnagar.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Ranaghat II block had a total population 330,292, out of which 169,142 were males and 161,150 were females. Ranaghat II block registered a population growth of 15.32 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 19.51 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Nadia district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Nadia district (10). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Nadia district". NREGA activities - Block Performance MIS vs MPR. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12.