Gopiballavpur I (community development block)

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Gopiballavpur I
গোপিবল্লভপুর I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Gopiballavpur I is located in West Bengal
Gopiballavpur I
Gopiballavpur I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°12′14″N 86°57′38″E / 22.2037790°N 86.9604870°E / 22.2037790; 86.9604870Coordinates: 22°12′14″N 86°57′38″E / 22.2037790°N 86.9604870°E / 22.2037790; 86.9604870
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
 • Total 172 km2 (66 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 94,796
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jhargram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nayagram

Gopiballavpur I (community development block) is an administrative division in Jhargram subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Beliabera and Gopiballavpur police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chatinasole.[1][2]


Alampur, a constituent gram panchayat of Gopiballavpur I block is located at 22°12′14″N 86°57′38″E / 22.2037790°N 86.9604870°E / 22.2037790; 86.9604870.

Gopiballavpur I community development block has an area of 172.00  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Gopiballavpur I block/ panchayat samiti are: Alampur, Amarda, Gopiballavpur, Kendugari, Saria, Sasra and Satma.[3]


As per 2001 census, Gopiballavpur I block had a total population of 94,796, out of which 48,802 were males and 45,994 were females. Gopiballavpur I block registered a population growth of 18.20 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.45 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund" (PDF). Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.