Simlapal (community development block)

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Simlapal (CD Block)
সিমলাপাল সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Simlapal (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Simlapal (CD Block)
Simlapal (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°55′22″N 87°04′24″E / 22.9227°N 87.0734°E / 22.9227; 87.0734Coordinates: 22°55′22″N 87°04′24″E / 22.9227°N 87.0734°E / 22.9227; 87.0734
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Area
 • Total 309.20 km2 (119.38 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 127,429
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura
Vidhan Sabha constituency Taldangra
Website bankura.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Simlapal is located at 22°55′22″N 87°04′24″E / 22.9227°N 87.0734°E / 22.9227; 87.0734.

Simlapal community development block has an area of 309.20  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Simlapal block/ panchayat samiti are: Bikrampur, Dubrajpur, Laxmisagar, Machatora, Mandalgram, Parsola and Simlapal.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Simlapal block had a total population of 127,429, out of which 65,328 were males and 62,101 were females. Simlapal block registered a population growth of 14.48 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.