Sonamukhi (community development block)

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Sonamukhi
সোনামুখী সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Sonamukhi is located in West Bengal
Sonamukhi
Sonamukhi
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°18′00″N 87°25′00″E / 23.3°N 87.416667°E / 23.3; 87.416667Coordinates: 23°18′00″N 87°25′00″E / 23.3°N 87.416667°E / 23.3; 87.416667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Area
 • Total 368.30 km2 (142.20 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 142,305
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sonamukhi
Website bankura.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Sonamukhi is located at 23°18′00″N 87°25′00″E / 23.3°N 87.416667°E / 23.3; 87.416667.

Sonamukhi community development block has an area of 368.30  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Sonamukhi block/ panchayat samiti are: Dhansimla, Dhulai, Dihipara, Hamirhati, Kochdihi, Manikbazar, Panchal, Pearbera, Purbanabasan and Radhamohanpur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Sonamukhi block had a total population of 142,305, out of which 73,200 were males and 69,105 were females. Sonamukhi block registered a population growth of 15.07 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 15.15 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.