Dinhata II (community development block)

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Dinhata II
দিনহাটা II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Dinhata II is located in West Bengal
Dinhata II
Dinhata II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°07′23″N 89°36′52″E / 26.1230700°N 89.6143800°E / 26.1230700; 89.6143800Coordinates: 26°07′23″N 89°36′52″E / 26.1230700°N 89.6143800°E / 26.1230700; 89.6143800
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 103.30 km2 (39.88 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 205,391
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dinhata
Website coochbehar.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Sahebganj, one of the constituent panchayats of the block, is located at 26°07′23″N 89°36′52″E / 26.1230700°N 89.6143800°E / 26.1230700; 89.6143800.

Dinhata II community development block has an area of 103.30  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Dinhata II block/ panchayat samiti are: Bamanhat I, Bamanhat II, Bara Sakdal, Burirhat I, Burirhat II, Chowdhuryhat, Gobrachhara Nayarhat, Kismat Dasgram, Nazirhat I, Nazirhat II, Sahebganj and Sukrurkuthi.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Dinhata II CD Block had a total population of 244,066, all of which were rural. There were 122,663 males and 117,403 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 106,859 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 1,237.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Dinhata II CD Block was 155,074, out of which 86,950 were males and 68,124 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.