Cooch Behar II (community development block)

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Cooch Behar II
কোচবিহার II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Cooch Behar II is located in West Bengal
Cooch Behar II
Cooch Behar II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°22′N 89°28′E / 26.36°N 89.46°E / 26.36; 89.46Coordinates: 26°22′N 89°28′E / 26.36°N 89.46°E / 26.36; 89.46
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 362.36 km2 (139.91 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 298,163
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Cooch Behar Uttar
Website coochbehar.gov.in

Cooch Behar II (community development block) is an administrative division in Cooch Behar Sadar subdivision of Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Koch Bihar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Pundibari. There is one census town in this block: Khagrabari.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Khagrabari, one of the constituent panchayats of the block, is located at 26°22′N 89°28′E / 26.36°N 89.46°E / 26.36; 89.46.

Cooch Behar II community development block has an area of 362.36  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Cooch Behar II block/ panchayat samiti are: Ambari, Baneswar, Bararangras, Chakchaka, Dhandhingguri, Gopalpur, Khagrabari, Khapaidanga, Madhupur, Marichbari Kholta, Patlakhawa, Pundibari and Takagachh Rajarhat.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Cooch Behar II CD Block had a total population of 343,901, of which 289,917 were rural and 53,984 were urban. There were 179,591 males and 164,310 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 154,656 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 3,429.[4]

Lliteracy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Cooch Behar II CD Block was 248,311, out of which 138,097 were males and 110,214 were females.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Cooch Behar District (03). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ "Relation between Blocks & Gram Panchayats (GPs)". Cooch Behar District Administration. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 August 2015.