Rajmahal (community development block)
Community development block
|• Type||Community development block|
|Elevation||30 m (100 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Santali|
|• Total literates||59,486 (51.28%)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
816116 (Tin Pahar)
|Vehicle registration||JH 18|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Rajmahal|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Rajmahal|
Rajmahal is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Rajmahal subdivision of Sahibganj district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 32 km from Sahibganj, the district headquarters.
The district can be divided into two regions, one of which is the plains, consisting of uplands, undulation along ridges and depressions covers the Sahibganj, Rajmahal, Udhwa and Barharwa CD Blocks. Three rivers flowing through this region – the Ganges, Gumani and Bansloi - make the plains rich and cultivable. The inhabitants of this region are mostly non-tribals of various castes and Paharias and Santals.
Rajmahal CD Block has 147 gram panchayats, 98 inhabited (chiragi) and 49 uninhabited (bechiragi) villages.
As per 2011 Census of India Rajmahal CD Block had a total population of 145,899, of which 140,563 were rural and 5,336. There were 75,153 (52 %) males and 70,746 (48 %) females. Population below 6 years was 29,897. Scheduled Castes numbered 6,234 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 8,799.
As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Rajmahal CD Block was 59,486 (51.28 % of the population over 6 years) out of which 35,641 (60 %) were males and 23,845 (40 %) were females.
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