Goalpokhar II (community development block)

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Goalpokhar II
গোয়ালপোখর II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Goalpokhar II is located in West Bengal
Goalpokhar II
Goalpokhar II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°01′17″N 87°57′09″E / 26.021351°N 87.952492°E / 26.021351; 87.952492Coordinates: 26°01′17″N 87°57′09″E / 26.021351°N 87.952492°E / 26.021351; 87.952492
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
 • Total 266.40 km2 (102.86 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 226,231
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chakulia
Website uttardinajpur.nic.in

Goalpokhar II (community development block) is an administrative division in Islampur subdivision of Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Goalpokhar and Chakulia police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chakuliahat.[1][2]


Chakulia is located at 26°01′17″N 87°57′09″E / 26.021351°N 87.952492°E / 26.021351; 87.952492.

Goalpokhar II community development block has an area of 266.40  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Goalpokhar II block/ panchayat samiti are: Belon, Bidyanandapur, Chakulia, Kanki, Nizampur I, Nizampur II, Sahapur I, Sahapur II, Sujapur I, Sujapur II and Toryal.[3]


As per 2011 Census of India Goalpokhar II CD Block had a total population of 291,252 all of which were rural. There were 150,125 males and 141,127 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 64,877 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 17,647.[4]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Goalpokhar II CD Block was 108,675 out of which 63,920 were males and 44,755 were females.[4]


NH 31 skirts the edges of this block.


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Uttar Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Uttar Dinajpur district (04). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 5". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  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 31 August 2015.