Nagrakata (community development block)

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Nagrakata
নাগ্রাকাটা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Nagrakata is located in West Bengal
Nagrakata
Nagrakata
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°52′52″N 88°54′18″E / 26.881°N 88.905°E / 26.881; 88.905Coordinates: 26°52′52″N 88°54′18″E / 26.881°N 88.905°E / 26.881; 88.905
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Area
 • Total 397.00 km2 (153.28 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 119,556
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 03565
Sex ratio 974 /
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nagrakata
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Nagrakata (community development block) is an administrative division in Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Nagrakata and Banarhat police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Nagrakata.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Nagrakata is located at 26°52′52″N 88°54′18″E / 26.881°N 88.905°E / 26.881; 88.905.

Nagrakata community development block has an area of 397.00  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Nagrakata block/ panchayat samiti are: Angrabhasa I, Angrabhasa II, Champaguri, Looksan and Sulkapara.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Nagrakata CD Block had a total population of 127,397 all of which were rural. There were 64,133 males and 63,264 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 17,626 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 62,624.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Nagrakata CD Block was 67,646, out of which 39,138 were males and 28,508 were females.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 31C passes through the block.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. 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 15 August 2015.