Bengabad block

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Bengabad
Community development block
Bengabad is located in Jharkhand
Bengabad
Bengabad
Bengabad is located in India
Bengabad
Bengabad
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 24°18′6″N 86°21′39″E / 24.30167°N 86.36083°E / 24.30167; 86.36083Coordinates: 24°18′6″N 86°21′39″E / 24.30167°N 86.36083°E / 24.30167; 86.36083
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Giridih
Government
 • Type Community development block
Population (2011)
 • Total 153,198
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH
Website giridih.nic.in

Bengabad block is a community development block that forms an administrative division in the Giridih Sadar subdivision of Giridih district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Geography[edit]

Bengabad is located at 24°18′6″N 86°21′39″E / 24.30167°N 86.36083°E / 24.30167; 86.36083.[1]

Bengabad CD Block covers an area 40,250.29 hectares (99,460.6 acres), out of which 11,332.81 hectares (28,004.0 acres) was forest area.[2]

Panchayats in Bengabad CD Block are: Badwara, Golgo, Bhalkudar, Luppi, Genro, Chitmadih, Harila, Chhatki, Khargdiha, Badkitand, Ojhadih, Taratand, Telonari, Bengabad, Mahuar, Motileda, Sonbad, Karnpura, Bhandardih, Madhwadih, Fitkoriya, Tarajori, Manjori, Chapuadih, Jhalakdiha and Jaruadih.[2]

Rivers in Bengabad CD Block are Ghagha and Pathro.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India, Bengabad CD Block had a total population of 153,198, all of which were rural. There were 79,018 males and 74,180 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 22,107 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 27,028.[3]

Literacy[edit]

As of 2011 census, the total number of literates in Bengabad CD Block was 73,041 out of which 46,618 were males and 26,423 were females.[3]

Economy[edit]

Mica and coal are mined in Bengabad CD Block.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bengabad Chowk". Jharkhand. Wikimapia. Retrieved 8 November 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Giridih". Bengabad. District Administration, Giridih. Retrieved 8 November 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 8 November 2015.