Dinhata I (community development block)

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Dinhata I
দিনহাটা I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Dinhata I is located in West Bengal
Dinhata I
Dinhata I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°08′30″N 89°26′03″E / 26.1417237°N 89.4340324°E / 26.1417237; 89.4340324Coordinates: 26°08′30″N 89°26′03″E / 26.1417237°N 89.4340324°E / 26.1417237; 89.4340324
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 248.54 km2 (95.96 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 254,449
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dinhata, Sitai
Website coochbehar.gov.in

Dinhata I (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 Dinhata. There is one census town in this block: Bhangri Pratham Khanda.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Petla, one of the constituent panchayats of the block, is located at 26°08′30″N 89°26′03″E / 26.1417237°N 89.4340324°E / 26.1417237; 89.4340324.

Dinhata I community development block has an area of 248.54  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Dinhata I block/ panchayat samiti are: Bara Atiabari I, Bara Atiabari II, Bara Soulmari, Bhetaguri I, Bhetaguri II, Dinhata Village I, Dinhata Village II, Gitaldaha I, Gitaldaha II, Gosainmari I, Gasainmari II, Matalhat, Okrabari, Petla, Putimari I and Putimari II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Dinhata I CD Block had a total population of 286,269, of which 281,890 were rural and 4,379 were urban. There were 147,602 males and 138,667 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 125,873 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 1,171.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Dinhata I CD Block was 183,737, out of which 101,983 were males and 81,754 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.