Falakata (community development block)
ফালাকাটা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
|Community development block|
|• Total||312.58 km2 (120.69 sq mi)|
|• Density||810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Alipurduars|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Falakata|
Falakata (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Falakata police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Falakata. There is one census town in this block: Falakata.
Falakata is located at.
Gram panchayats of Falakata block/ panchayat samiti are: Dalgaon, Deogaon, Dhanirampur I, Dhanirampur II, Falakata I, Falakata II, Guabar Nagar, Jateswar I, Jateswar II, Mairadanga, Parengerpar and Salkumar.
As per 2011 Census of India Falakata CD Block had a total population of 290,722 of which 244,161 were rural and 46,561 were urban. There were 149,626 males and 141,096 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 118,281 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 46,293.
As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Falakata CD Block was 185,868, out of which 103,815 were males and 82,053 were females.
NH 31 passes through the block.
- "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Alipurduar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Alipurduar district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Alipurduar district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 August 2015.