Kaliaganj (community development block)

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Kaliaganj
কালিয়াগঞ্জ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Kaliaganj is located in West Bengal
Kaliaganj
Kaliaganj
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°38′N 88°19′E / 25.63°N 88.32°E / 25.63; 88.32Coordinates: 25°38′N 88°19′E / 25.63°N 88.32°E / 25.63; 88.32
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 299.92 km2 (115.80 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 190,014
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kaliaganj
Website uttardinajpur.nic.in

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

Geography[edit]

Kaliaganj is located at 25°38′N 88°19′E / 25.63°N 88.32°E / 25.63; 88.32.

Kaliaganj community development block has an area of 299.92  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Kaliaganj block/ panchayat samiti are: Anantapur, Baruna, Bhandar, Bochadanga, Dhankoil, Malgaon, Mostafanagar and Radhikapur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Kaliaganj CD Block had a total population of 224,142 all of which were rural. There were 115,104 males and 109,038 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 138,461 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 12,675.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kaliyaganj CD Block was 129,417 out of which 74,657 were males and 54,760 were females.[4]

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.