Kumargram (community development block)

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Kumargram
কুমারগ্রাম সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Kumargram is located in West Bengal
Kumargram
Kumargram
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°39′54″N 89°49′30″E / 26.665°N 89.825°E / 26.665; 89.825Coordinates: 26°39′54″N 89°49′30″E / 26.665°N 89.825°E / 26.665; 89.825
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Alipurduar
Area
 • Total 501.12 km2 (193.48 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 177,894
 • Density 350/km2 (920/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kumargram
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Kumargram (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kumargram police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kumargram. There is one census town in this block: Uttar Kamakhyaguri.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Kumargram is located at 26°39′54″N 89°49′30″E / 26.665°N 89.825°E / 26.665; 89.825.

Kumargram community development block has an area of 501.12  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Kumargram block/ panchayat samiti are: Chengmari, Kamakhyaguri I, Kamakhyaguri II, Khoardanga I, Khoardanga II, Kumargram, Newland, Kumargram Sankosh, Rydak, Turturi Khanda, Valka Barovisha I and Valka Barovisha II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Kumargram CD Block had a total population of 199,609 of which 174,058 were rural and 25,551 were urban. There were 102,592 males and 97,017 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 71,417 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 59,877.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kumargram CD Block was 127,335, out of which 71,202 were males and 56,133 were females.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 31C passes through the block.

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.