Kurseong (community development block)

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Kurseong
Community development block
Kurseong is located in West Bengal
Kurseong
Kurseong
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°53′N 88°17′E / 26.88°N 88.28°E / 26.88; 88.28Coordinates: 26°53′N 88°17′E / 26.88°N 88.28°E / 26.88; 88.28
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Darjeeling
Area
 • Total 342.58 km2 (132.27 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 94,347
 • Density 280/km2 (710/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Darjeeling
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kurseong
Website darjeeling.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Kurseong is located at 26°53′N 88°17′E / 26.88°N 88.28°E / 26.88; 88.28.

Kurseong community development block has an area of 342.58  km2.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Kurseong CD Block had a total population of 94,347, of which 79,903 were rural and 14,444 were urban. There were 47,030 males and 47,317 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 4,285 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 29,232.[3]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kurseong CD Block was 69,646 out of which 39,895 were males and 31,751 were females.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Darjeeling district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Darjeeling district (01). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  3. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 19 August 2015.