Krishnanagar I

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Krishnanagar I
কৃষ্ণনগর I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Krishnanagar I is located in West Bengal
Krishnanagar I
Krishnanagar I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°22′38″N 88°26′10″E / 23.3773198°N 88.4361649°E / 23.3773198; 88.4361649Coordinates: 23°22′38″N 88°26′10″E / 23.3773198°N 88.4361649°E / 23.3773198; 88.4361649
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Area
 • Total 267.23 km2 (103.18 sq mi)
Elevation 17 m (56 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 314,833
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Literacy (2011)
 • Total literates 201,405 (71.45%)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 741401 (Dignagar)
741161 (Assannagar)
Telephone/STD code 03472
Vehicle registration WB-51, WB-52
Lok Sabha constituency Krishnanagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Krishnanagar Uttar, Krishnanagar Dakshin
Website nadia.nic.in

Krishnanagar I is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Krishnanagar Sadar subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Krishnanagar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Krishnanagar Road.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Bhaluka, a constituent panchayat in this block, is located at 23°22′38″N 88°26′10″E / 23.3773198°N 88.4361649°E / 23.3773198; 88.4361649.

Krishnanagar I CD Block is bounded by Krishnanagar II and Chapra CD Blocks in the north, Krishnaganj and Hanskhali CD Blocks in the east, Santipur CD Block in the south and Nabadwip CD Block in the west.[1][2]

Area[edit]

Krishnanagar I CD Block has an area of 267.23  km2.[3]

Physical features[edit]

Nadia district is mostly alluvial plains lying to the east of Hooghly River, locally known as Bhagirathi. The alluvial plains are cut across by such distributaries as Jalangi, Churni and Ichhamati. With these rivers getting silted up, floods are a recurring feature.[4]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Krishnanagar I block/ panchayat samiti are: Asannagar, Bhaluka, Bhandarkhola, Bhatjangla, Bhimpur, Chakdignagar, Deypara, Dignagar, Dogachi, Joania, Poragacha and Ruipukur.[5]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Krishnagar I CD Block had a total population of 314,833, of which 285,855 were rural and 28,948 were urban. There were 162,086 (51%) males and 152,747 (49%) females. The population below 6 years of age was 32,969. Scheduled Castes numbered 113,204 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 16,019.[6]

As per 2001 census, Krishnanagar I block had a total population of 280,254, out of which 144,462 were males and 135,792 were females. Krishnagar I block registered a population growth of 25.13 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 19.51 per cent. Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[7]

Census towns and large villages[edit]

There are three census towns in Krishnanagar I CD Block (2011 census figures in brackets): Sonda (P) (4,511), Baruihuda (11,474) and Paschimbhatjangla (12,963).[6]

Large villages in Krishnanagar I CD Block were (2011 census figures in brackets): Hara Nagar (4,137), Rui Pukur (P) (7,823), Simul Tala (4,936), Sabarna Behar (15,461), Amghata (8,037), Usidpur (5,847), Bhaluka (14,653), Dignagar (6,023), Itla (6,097), Jahangirpur (6,144), Krishnanagar (P) (13,640), Naldaha (6,447), Kulgachhi (5,003), Jatrapur (6,464), Dogachhi (P) (7,012), Jalalkhali (8,251), Dakshinjhitkipota (8,816), Durgapur (4,929), Senpur (7,286), Asannagar (12,794), Dafarpota (9,295) and Bhimpur (8,057).[6]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Krishnanagar I CD Block was 201,405 (71.45 % of the population over 6 years) out of which 111,292 (55%) were males and 90,133 (45%) were females.[6]

As per 2011 census, literacy in Nadia district was 74.97.[8] Literacy in West Bengal was 77.08% in 2011.[9] Literacy in India in 2011 was 74.04%.[9]

Language[edit]

Bengali is the local language in these areas.[1]

External links[edit]

Krishnanagar travel guide from Wikivoyage

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Krishnagar I Block". onefivenine. Retrieved 25 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Nadia District". Map. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 25 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Nadia district (10). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  4. ^ Gangopadhyay, Basudev, Paschimbanga Parichay, 2001, (Bengali), p. 70, Sishu Sahitya Sansad
  5. ^ "Nadia district". NREGA activities - Block Performance MIS vs MPR. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  6. ^ a b c d "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 25 February 2016. 
  7. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  8. ^ "District Census 2011". Population Census 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "Provisional population tables and annexures" (PDF). Census 2011:Table 2(3) Literates and Literacy rates by sex. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 9 February 2016.