Sitai (community development block)

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Sitai
শীতাই সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Sitai is located in West Bengal
Sitai
Sitai
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°03′38″N 89°19′06″E / 26.060556°N 89.318333°E / 26.060556; 89.318333Coordinates: 26°03′38″N 89°19′06″E / 26.060556°N 89.318333°E / 26.060556; 89.318333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 151.25 km2 (58.40 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 96,335
 • Density 640/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sitai
Website coochbehar.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Sitai is located at 26°03′38″N 89°19′06″E / 26.060556°N 89.318333°E / 26.060556; 89.318333.

Sitai community development block has an area of 151.25  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Sitai block/ panchayat samiti are: Adabari Ghat, Brahmattar Chhatra, Chamta, Sitai I and Sitai II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Sitai block had a total population of 96,335, out of which 49,196 were males and 47,139 were females. Sitai block registered a population growth of 11.76 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 14.15 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Literacy[edit]

Sitai block had a literacy rate of 53.47 per cent - males 64.29 per cent and females 42.17 per cent.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Cooch Behar District (03). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Relation between Blocks & Gram Panchayats (GPs)". Cooch Behar District Administration. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12.