Sitai (community development block)

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Sitai
শীতাই সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Sitai is located in West Bengal
Sitai
Sitai
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°03′38″N 89°19′06″E / 26.060556°N 89.318333°E / 26.060556; 89.318333Coordinates: 26°03′38″N 89°19′06″E / 26.060556°N 89.318333°E / 26.060556; 89.318333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 151.25 km2 (58.40 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 96,335
 • Density 640/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sitai
Website coochbehar.gov.in

Sitai (community development block) is an administrative division in Dinhata subdivision of Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Sitai police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Sitai.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Sitai is located at 26°03′38″N 89°19′06″E / 26.060556°N 89.318333°E / 26.060556; 89.318333.

Sitai community development block has an area of 151.25  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Sitai block/ panchayat samiti are: Adabari Ghat, Brahmattar Chhatra, Chamta, Sitai I and Sitai II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Sitai CD Block had a total population of 110,333, all of which were rural. There were 56,016 males and 54,317 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 72,924 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 215.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Sitai CD Block was 59,595 out of which 33,323 were males and 26,272 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.