Sitalkuchi (community development block)

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Sitalkuchi
শীতলকুচি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Sitailkuchi
Community development block
Sitalkuchi is located in West Bengal
Sitalkuchi
Sitalkuchi
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°10′N 89°11′E / 26.16°N 89.19°E / 26.16; 89.19Coordinates: 26°10′N 89°11′E / 26.16°N 89.19°E / 26.16; 89.19
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 101.53 km2 (39.20 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 163,802
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sitalkuchi
Website coochbehar.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Sitalkuchi is located at 26°10′N 89°11′E / 26.16°N 89.19°E / 26.16; 89.19.

Sitalkuchi community development block has an area of 101.53  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Sitai block/ panchayat samiti are: Bara Koimari, Bhawerthana, Chhoto Salbabari, Golenaohati, Gosairhat, Khalisamari, Lalbazar and Sitalkuchi.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Sitalkuchi CD Block had a total population of 185,353, all of which were rural. There were 94,277 males and 91,076 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 101,009 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 259.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Sitalkuchi CD Block was 112,572 out of which 62,693 were males and 49,879 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.