Jalpaiguri (community development block)

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Jalpaiguri
জলপাইগুড়ি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Jalpaiguri is located in West Bengal
Jalpaiguri
Jalpaiguri
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°31′00″N 88°44′00″E / 26.516667°N 88.733333°E / 26.516667; 88.733333Coordinates: 26°31′00″N 88°44′00″E / 26.516667°N 88.733333°E / 26.516667; 88.733333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Area
 • Total 494.56 km2 (190.95 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 280,446
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri, Rajganj
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Jalpaiguri is located at 26°31′00″N 88°44′00″E / 26.516667°N 88.733333°E / 26.516667; 88.733333.

Jalpaiguri community development block has an area of 494.56  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Jalpaiguri block/ panchayat samiti are: Arabinda, Bahadur, Baropatia, Belacoba, Boalmari, Garalbari, Kharia, Kharija Berubari I, Kharija Berubari II, Mondalghat, Nagar Berubari, Paharpur, Patkata and South Berubari.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Jalpaiguri CD Block had a total population of 323,445 of which 261,784 were rural and 61,661 were urban. There were 166,016 males and 157,409 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 196,592 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 19,592.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Jalpaiguri CD Block was 209,966, out of which 117,661 were males and 92,305 were females.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  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 15 August 2015.