Mathabhanga II (community development block)

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Mathabhanga II
মাথাভাঙ্গা II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Mathabhanga II is located in West Bengal
Mathabhanga II
Mathabhanga II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°23′08″N 89°13′46″E / 26.3855649°N 89.2294121°E / 26.3855649; 89.2294121Coordinates: 26°23′08″N 89°13′46″E / 26.3855649°N 89.2294121°E / 26.3855649; 89.2294121
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 313.84 km2 (121.17 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 196,256
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mathabhanga
Website coochbehar.gov.in

Mathabhanga II (community development block) is an administrative division in Mathabhanga subdivision of Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Mathabhanga and Ghoksadanga police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Bhogmara.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Angarkata Paradubi, a constituent panchayat of this block, is located at 26°23′08″N 89°13′46″E / 26.3855649°N 89.2294121°E / 26.3855649; 89.2294121.

Mathabhanga II community development block has an area of 313.84  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Mathabhanga II block/ panchayat samiti are: Angerkata Paradubi, Bara Soulmari, Fulbari, Ghoksadanga, Latapata, Nishiganj I, Nishiganj II, Premerdnga, Ruidanga and Unishbisha.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Mathabnga II CD Block had a total population of 227,397, all of which were rural. There were 117,100 males and 110,297 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 147,623 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 2,974.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Mathabhanga II CD Block was 144,069, out of which 81,033 were males and 63,036 were females.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Cooch Behar District (03). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ "Relation between Blocks & Gram Panchayats (GPs)". Cooch Behar District Administration. 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 10 August 2015.