Harirampur (community development block)

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Harirampur
হরিরামপুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Harirampur is located in West Bengal
Harirampur
Harirampur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°22′27″N 88°16′04″E / 25.37425°N 88.267792°E / 25.37425; 88.267792Coordinates: 25°22′27″N 88°16′04″E / 25.37425°N 88.267792°E / 25.37425; 88.267792
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 214.88 km2 (82.97 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 124,894
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Balurghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Harirampur
Website ddinajpur.nic.in

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

Geography[edit]

Harirampur is located at 25°22′27″N 88°16′04″E / 25.37425°N 88.267792°E / 25.37425; 88.267792.

Harirampur community development block has an area of 214.88  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Harirampur block/ panchayat samiti are: Bagichapur, Bairhatta, Gokarna, Pundari, Saiyadpur and Sirsi.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Harirampur CD Block had a total population of 136,853 of which 131,832 were rural and 66,489 were urban. There were 69,058 males and 67,795 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 29,853 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 25,053.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Harirampur CD Block was 76,099 out of which 42,335 were males and 33,764 were females.<ref name=census2011/

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Dakshin Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Dakshin Dinajpur district (05). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 4" (PDF). Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  4. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 12 September 2015.