|Elevation||214 m (702 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English, Gorkhali, Santhali,|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Coastline||0 kilometres (0 mi)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Alipurduars|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Nagrakata|
Nagrakata was a small location in the British period but there was 14 tea gardens together named as doors tea company. Nagrakata station was the important railway station for dispatching CTC tea all over the world. Tea Research Association is located here from that time. A big workshop was settled for all 14 tea gardens near the station.There is a club named European club from the British time, also a big play ground named club ground surrounding the club. The scenic beauty and the green tea gardens make Nagrakata be a wonderful place in doors area. The Bhutan border near Jiti T.G. is also an excellent of its kind. Hilla T.G. is a wonderful beauty of nature. The natural beauty of Nagrakata attract the Britishers that time and they planted Tea gardens, roads and train lines for development of the place. Now this place will be a very popular tourist spot for its natural beauty if the Government take the initiative.
It is located at at an elevation of 214 m above MSL.
There are many tea gardens in this block, like Chengmari T.G, Kurti T.G, Bhagatpur T.G., Nagrakata T.G, Jiti TG, Hope TG, Naya Sailee TG, Hilla TG, Grassmore TG, Ghatia TG, Looksan TG, Dharnipur TG. etc.
Ninety percent population of this block is completely dependent upon the Tea Gardens and the majority of the tea garden resident population is TRIBAL. So, the economy of this block is largely factorised by the Tea Gardens.
Nowadays there are many schools in this block. The main schools are.
- Nagrakata High School (Co-ed,Bengali)
- St. Capitanio Girls High School (Girls,Hindi)
- St. Mary's Boarding High School (Boys,Hindi)
- Chengmari Tea Estate High School (Co-ed,Hindi)
- Nagrakata Hindi Madhaymik Vidyalaya (Co-ed,Hindi)
- Sulkapara high school (Co-ed,Bengali)
- Ekalavya School (Co-ed,Boarding school)
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