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Gorubathan (community development block)

Gorubathan is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°58′N 88°41′E / 26.96°N 88.69°E / 26.96; 88.69
Country India
StateWest Bengal
 • TypeCommunity development block
 • Total441.97 km2 (170.65 sq mi)
 • Total60,663
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
 • OfficialNepali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyDarjeeling
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKalimpong

Gorubathan (community development block) is an administrative division of Kalimpong district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Gorubathan and Jaldhaka police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Fagu.[1][2]


Gorubathan is located at 26°58′N 88°41′E / 26.96°N 88.69°E / 26.96; 88.69. Gorubathan community development block has an area of 441.97  km2.[2]

Gorubathan block consists of rural areas only with 11 gram panchayats, viz. Dalim, Gorubathan–I, Gorubathan–II, Patengodak, Todey Tangta, Kumai, Pokhreybong, Samsing, Aahaley, Nim and Rongo.


As per 2011 Census of India Gorubathan CD Block had a total population of 60,663, all of which were rural. There were 31,054 males and 36,996 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 4,027 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 14,315.[3]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Gorubathan CD Block was 41,687 out of which 23,324 were males and 18,363 were females.[3]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Darjeeling district. West Bengal Government. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Darjeeling district (01). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
  3. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 19 August 2015.