Gangarampur (community development block)

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Gangarampur
গঙ্গারামপুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Gangarampur is located in West Bengal
Gangarampur
Gangarampur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°24′N 88°31′E / 25.40°N 88.52°E / 25.40; 88.52Coordinates: 25°24′N 88°31′E / 25.40°N 88.52°E / 25.40; 88.52
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 315.60 km2 (121.85 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 206,621
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Balurghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Gangarampur, Kushmandi
Website ddinajpur.nic.in

Gangarampur (community development block) is an administrative division in Gangarampur subdivision of Dakshin Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Gangarampur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Gangarampur.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Gangarampur is located at 25°24′N 88°31′E / 25.40°N 88.52°E / 25.40; 88.52.

Gangarampur community development block has an area of 315.60  km2.[2]

The Punarbhaba River flows through the Gangarampur block.[3]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Gangrampur block/ panchayat samiti are: Asokgram, Basuria, Belbari I, Belbari II, Chaloon, Damdama, Gangarampur, Jahangirpur, Nandanpur, Sukdevpur and Uday.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Gangarampur block had a total population of 206,621, out of which 106,487 were males and 100,134 were females. Gangarampur block registered a population growth of 1.03 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.11 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Dakshin Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Dakshin Dinajpur district (05). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  3. ^ "Dakshin Dinajpur". Rivers. District administration. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  4. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 4". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.