Islampur, Uttar Dinajpur (community development block)

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Islampur(اسلام پور)
ইসলামপুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Islampur(اسلام پور) is located in West Bengal
Islampur(اسلام پور)
Islampur(اسلام پور)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°16′N 88°12′E / 26.27°N 88.20°E / 26.27; 88.20Coordinates: 26°16′N 88°12′E / 26.27°N 88.20°E / 26.27; 88.20
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 331.20 km2 (127.88 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 241,910
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Islampur
Website uttardinajpur.nic.in

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

Geography[edit]

Islampur is located at 26°16′N 88°12′E / 26.27°N 88.20°E / 26.27; 88.20.

Islampur community development block has an area of 331.20  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Islampur block/ panchayat samiti are: Agdimti-Khanti, Gaisal I, Gaisal II, Gobindapur, Gunjaria, Islampur, Kamalagaon-Sujali, Matukunda I, Matikunda II, Panditpota I, Panditpota II, Ramganj I and Ramganj II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Islampur CD Block had a total population of 308,518 all of which were rural. There were 158,933 males and 149,585 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 52,418 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 8,032.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Islampur CD Block was 134,218 out of which 71,197 were males and 55,021 were females.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 31 passes through the block.

References[edit]

  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.