Mirik (community development block)
|Community development block|
|• Type||Community development block|
|• Total||122.28 km2 (47.21 sq mi)|
|• Density||380/km2 (980/sq mi)|
|• Official||Nepali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Darjeeling|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Kurseong|
Mirik (community development block) is an administrative division in Mirik subdivision of Darjeeling district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Mirik and Naxalbari police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Mirik.
Mirik block consists of rural areas with 6 gram panchayats, viz. Chenga Panighatta, Paheligaon School Dara–I, Paheligaon School Dara–II, Soureni–I, Soureni–II and Duptin.
As per the 2011 Census of India, Mirik CD Block had a total population of 46,374, all of which were rural. There were 23,394 males and 22,980 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 3,619 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 14,280.
As per the 2011 census of India, the total number of literates in Mirik CD Block was 34,334, out of which 18,873 were males and 15,461 were females.
- "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Darjeeling district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Darjeeling district (01). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
- "District Profile". Official website of Darjeeling district. Retrieved 2008-12-09.
- "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.