Sitalkuchi (community development block)

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Sitalkuchi
শীতলকুচি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Sitailkuchi
Community development block
Sitalkuchi is located in West Bengal
Sitalkuchi
Sitalkuchi
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°10′N 89°11′E / 26.16°N 89.19°E / 26.16; 89.19Coordinates: 26°10′N 89°11′E / 26.16°N 89.19°E / 26.16; 89.19
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 101.53 km2 (39.20 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 163,802
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sitalkuchi
Website coochbehar.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Sitalkuchi is located at 26°10′N 89°11′E / 26.16°N 89.19°E / 26.16; 89.19.

Sitalkuchi community development block has an area of 101.53  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Sitai block/ panchayat samiti are: Bara Koimari, Bhawerthana, Chhoto Salbabari, Golenaohati, Gosairhat, Khalisamari, Lalbazar and Sitalkuchi.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Sitalkuchi block had a total population of 163,802, out of which 84,477 were males and 79,325 were females. Sitalkuchi block registered a population growth of 7.81 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]

Sitalkuchi block had a literacy rate of 57.79 per cent - males 68.43 per cent and females 46.37 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.