Mathabhanga I (community development block)

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Mathabhanga I
মাথাভাঙ্গা I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Mathabhanga I is located in West Bengal
Mathabhanga I
Mathabhanga I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°17′28″N 89°13′53″E / 26.2911610°N 89.2314610°E / 26.2911610; 89.2314610Coordinates: 26°17′28″N 89°13′53″E / 26.2911610°N 89.2314610°E / 26.2911610; 89.2314610
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Government
 • Type Community development block
Area
 • Total 314.50 km2 (121.43 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 186,683
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mathabhanga, Sitalkuchi
Website coochbehar.gov.in

Mathabhanga I (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 Mathabhanga.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Jorpatki, a constituent panchayat of this block, is located at 26°17′28″N 89°13′53″E / 26.2911610°N 89.2314610°E / 26.2911610; 89.2314610.

Mathabhanga I community development block has an area of 314.50  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Mathabhanga I block/ panchayat samiti are: Bairagirhat, Gopalpur, Hazaraht I, Hazaraht II, Jorpatki, Kedarhat, Kurshamari, Nayarhat, Pachagarh and Sikarpur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Mathabnga I CD Bloc had a total population of 218,191, all of which were rural. There were 112,497 males and 105,694 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 150,057 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 140.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Mathabhanga I CD Block was 134,517, out of which 76,500 were males and 58,017 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. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. 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.