Madarihat-Birpara (community development block)

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Madarihat-Birpara
মাদারিহাট-বীরপাড়া সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Madarihat-Birpara is located in West Bengal
Madarihat-Birpara
Madarihat-Birpara
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°42′00″N 89°16′59″E / 26.700°N 89.283°E / 26.700; 89.283Coordinates: 26°42′00″N 89°16′59″E / 26.700°N 89.283°E / 26.700; 89.283
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Alipurduar
Area
 • Total 380.96 km2 (147.09 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 185,499
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency Madarihat
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Madarihat-Birpara (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Madarihat and Birpara police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Madarihat.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Madarihat is located at 26°42′00″N 89°16′59″E / 26.700°N 89.283°E / 26.700; 89.283.

Madarihat-Birpara community development block has an area of 380.96  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Madarihat-Birpara block/ panchayat samiti are: Bandapani, Birpara I, Birpara II, Hantapara, Khairbari, Lankapara, Madarihat, Rangali Bazna, Sishujhumra and Totopara.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Madarihat CD Block had a total population of 202,026 of which 188,265 were rural and 13,761 were urban. There were 101,536 males and 100,490 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 28,813 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 78,314.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Madarihat CD Block was 120,391, out of which 67,717 were males and 52,674 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). Alipurduar 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.