Borio (community development block)

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Borio
Community development block
Borio is located in Jharkhand
Borio
Borio
Location in Jharkhand
Borio is located in India
Borio
Borio
Borio (India)
Coordinates: 25°1′44″N 87°35′31.9″E / 25.02889°N 87.592194°E / 25.02889; 87.592194Coordinates: 25°1′44″N 87°35′31.9″E / 25.02889°N 87.592194°E / 25.02889; 87.592194
Country India
StateJharkhand
DistrictSahibganj
Government
 • TypeCommunity development block
Elevation
45 m (148 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total97,845
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Santali
Literacy (2011)
 • Total literates33,916 (42.38%)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
816120 (Borio)
Telephone/STD code06436
Vehicle registrationJH 18
Lok Sabha constituencyRajmahal
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBorio
Websitesahibganj.nic.in
CD Block

Borio is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Sahibganj subdivision of Sahibganj district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 27 km from Sahibganj, the district headquarters.

Geography[edit]

Borio, the eponymous CD Block headquarters, is located at 25°1′44″N 87°35′31.9″E / 25.02889°N 87.592194°E / 25.02889; 87.592194.

The district can be divided into two regions, one of which covers Borio, Mandro, Barhait, Pathna and Taljhari CD Blocks, and lies under the Damin-i-koh area. Dense forests coveing the hills and slopes have thinned out. Paddy is cultivated in the valleys and on the hill tops the inhabitants grow barbatti and maize. Paharias, Mal Paharias and Santhalis generally inhabit the area.[1]

Borio CD Block has 344 gram panchayats, 264 inhabited (chiragi) and 80 uninhabited (bechiragi) villages.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Borio CD Block had a total population of 97,845, of which 90,881 were rural and 6,964 were urban. There were 49,234 (50 %) males and 48,611 (50 %) females. Population below 6 years was 17,825. Scheduled Castes numbered 2,479 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 59,732.[2]

Borio, with a population of 6,964 in 2011 census, is a census town. [2]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Borio CD Block was 33,916 (42.38 % of the population over 6 years) out of which 21,045 (62 %) were males and 12,871 (38 %) were females.[2]

As per 2011 census, literacy in Sahibganj district was 52.04.[3]Literacy in Jharkhand (for population over 7 years) was 66.41% in 2011.[4]Literacy in India in 2011 was 74.04%.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "District Profile – Physical Aspects". Jharkhand. Sahibganj district administration. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  3. ^ "District Census 2011". Population Census 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Jharkhand Profile" (PDF). Census Info India 2011 – Final population totals. Census Commissioner, Government of India. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Literacy in India". Census 2011. Census population 2015 data. Retrieved 12 January 2016.