Tufanganj I (community development block)

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Tufanganj I
তুফানগঞ্জ I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Tufanganj I is located in West Bengal
Tufanganj I
Tufanganj I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°24′57″N 89°35′45″E / 26.415833°N 89.595833°E / 26.415833; 89.595833Coordinates: 26°24′57″N 89°35′45″E / 26.415833°N 89.595833°E / 26.415833; 89.595833
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 191.68 km2 (74.01 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 222,993
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars, Cooch behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Tufanganj, Natabari
Website coochbehar.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Natabari, a constituent panchayat of the block, is located at 26°24′57″N 89°35′45″E / 26.415833°N 89.595833°E / 26.415833; 89.595833.

Tufanganj I community development block has an area of 191.68  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Tufanganj I block/ panchayat samiti are: Andaran Fulbari I, Andaran Fulbari II, Balabhut, Balarampur I, Balarampur II, Chilakhana I, Chilakhana II, Deocharai, Dhalpal I, Dhalpal II, Maruganj, Nakkatigachh, Natabari I and Natabari II.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Tufanganj I CD Block had a total population of 248,595, of which 243,256 were rural and 5,339 were urban. There were 128,415 males and 120,180 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 115,000 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 378.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Tufanganj I CD Block was 161,744 out of which 90,476 were males and 71,268 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.