Mandro

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Mandro
Community development block
Mandro is located in Jharkhand
Mandro
Mandro
Location in Jharkhand, India
Mandro is located in India
Mandro
Mandro
Mandro (India)
Coordinates: 25°8′37″N 87°29′55″E / 25.14361°N 87.49861°E / 25.14361; 87.49861Coordinates: 25°8′37″N 87°29′55″E / 25.14361°N 87.49861°E / 25.14361; 87.49861
Country India
StateJharkhand
DistrictSahibganj
Government
 • TypeCommunity development block
Elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total75,659
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Santali
Literacy (2011)
 • Total literates28,361 (46.03%)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone/STD code06436
Vehicle registrationJH 18
Lok Sabha constituencyRajmahal
Vidhan Sabha constituencyRajmahal
Websitesahibganj.nic.in
CD Block

Mandro is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Sahibganj subdivision of Sahibganj district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 18 km from Sahibganj, the district headquarters.

Geography[edit]

Mandro, the CD Block headquarters, is located at 25°8′37″N 87°29′55″E / 25.14361°N 87.49861°E / 25.14361; 87.49861.[1]

The district can be divided into two regions, one of which covers Borio, Mandro, Barhait, Pathna and Taljhari CD Blocks, and lies under the Damin-i-koh area. Dense forests coveing the hills and slopes have thinned out. Paddy is cultivated in the valleys and on the hill tops the inhabitants grow barbatti and maize. Paharias, Mal Paharias and Santhalis generally inhabit the area.[2]

Mandro CD Block has 228 gram panchayats, 179 inhabited (chiragi) and 49 uninhabited (bechiragi) villages.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Mandro CD Block had a total population of 75,659, all of which were rural. There were 38,114 (50 %) males and 37,545 (50 %) females. Population below 6 years was 14,042. Scheduled Castes numbered 3,149 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 41,176.[3]

Mandro Damin Bazar had a population of 1,178 in 2011. [3]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Mandro CD Block was 28,361 (46.03 % of the population over 6 years) out of which 17,373 (61 %) were males and 10,988 (39 %) were females.[3]

As per 2011 census, literacy in Sahibganj district was 52.04.[4]Literacy in Jharkhand (for population over 7 years) was 66.41% in 2011.[5]Literacy in India in 2011 was 74.04%.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mandro". Jharkhand. Wikimapia. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b "District Profile – Physical Aspects". Jharkhand. Sahibganj district administration. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  4. ^ "District Census 2011". Population Census 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Jharkhand Profile" (PDF). Census Info India 2011 – Final population totals. Census Commissioner, Government of India. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Literacy in India". Census 2011. Census population 2015 data. Retrieved 12 January 2016.