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Falakata (community development block)

Falakata
Community development block
Falakata is located in West Bengal
Falakata
Falakata
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°32′N 89°12′E / 26.53°N 89.20°E / 26.53; 89.20
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictAlipurduar
Area
 • Total312.58 km2 (120.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total254,027
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyAlipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituencyFalakata
Websitealipurduar.gov.in

Falakata (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Falakata police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Falakata. There is one census town in this block: Falakata.[1][2]

Geography

Falakata is located at 26°32′N 89°12′E / 26.53°N 89.20°E / 26.53; 89.20.

Falakata community development block has an area of 312.58  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Falakata block/ panchayat samiti are:

  1. Dalgaon,
  2. Deogaon,
  3. Dhanirampur I,
  4. Dhanirampur II,
  5. Falakata I,
  6. Falakata II,
  7. Guabar Nagar,
  8. Jateswar I,
  9. Jateswar II,
  10. Mairadanga,
  11. Parengerpar, #Salkumar.[3]

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Falakata CD Block had a total population of 290,722 of which 244,161 were rural and 46,561 were urban. There were 149,626 males and 141,096 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 118,281 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 46,293.[4]

Literacy

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Falakata CD Block was 185,868, out of which 103,815 were males and 82,053 were females.[4]

Transport

NH 31 passes through the block.

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Alipurduar district. West Bengal Government. Archived from the original on 2011-09-02. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Alipurduar district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Alipurduar district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-18. 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.