Hirbandh (community development block)

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Hirbandh (CD Block)
হীরাবাঁধ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Hirbandh (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Hirbandh (CD Block)
Hirbandh (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°03′48″N 86°48′08″E / 23.0633859°N 86.8022919°E / 23.0633859; 86.8022919Coordinates: 23°03′48″N 86°48′08″E / 23.0633859°N 86.8022919°E / 23.0633859; 86.8022919
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
 • Total 215.60 km2 (83.24 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 72,499
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ranibandh ST
Website bankura.gov.in

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


Hirbandh is located at 23°03′48″N 86°48′08″E / 23.0633859°N 86.8022919°E / 23.0633859; 86.8022919

Hirbandh community development block has an area of 215.80  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Hirbandh block/ panchayat samiti are: Baharamuri, Gopalpur, Hirbandh, Malian and Mashiara.[3]


In the 2001 census, Hirbandh community development block had a total population of 72,499 of which 37,230 were males and 35,269 were females. Decadal growth for the period 1991-2001 was 16.53% for Hirdih, against 13.79% in Bankura district. Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84%.[2]

Hirbandh block had a total scheduled caste population of 20,091 and a scheduled tribe population of 22,068.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bankura district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Bankura District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 16" (PDF). Bankura district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  4. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-07-12.