Tufanganj II (community development block)

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Tufanganj II
তুফানগঞ্জ II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Tufanganj II is located in West Bengal
Tufanganj II
Tufanganj II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°24′27″N 89°51′41″E / 26.4073994°N 89.8612976°E / 26.4073994; 89.8612976Coordinates: 26°24′27″N 89°51′41″E / 26.4073994°N 89.8612976°E / 26.4073994; 89.8612976
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 257.08 km2 (99.26 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 167,428
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency Tufanganj
Website coochbehar.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Falimari, a constituent panchayat of the block, is located at 26°24′27″N 89°51′41″E / 26.4073994°N 89.8612976°E / 26.4073994; 89.8612976.

Tufanganj II community development block has an area of 257.08  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Tufanganj II block/ panchayat samiti are: Barokodali I, Barokodali II, Bhanukumari I, Bhanukumar II, Falimari, Mahiskuchi I, Mahiskuchi II, Rampur I, Rampur II, Salbari I and Salbari II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Tufanganj II block had a total population of 167,428, out of which 85,249 were males and 82,179 were females. Tufanganj II block registered a population growth of 13.60 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]

Tufanganj II block had a literacy rate of 67.34 per cent - males 77.33 per cent and females 56.96 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.