Community development block
|• Total||494.56 km2 (190.95 sq mi)|
|• Density||570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Jalpaiguri|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Jalpaiguri, Rajganj|
Jalpaiguri (community development block) is an administrative division in Jalpaiguri Sadar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Jalpaiguri police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Jalpaiguri.
Jalpaiguri is located at.
Gram panchayats of Jalpaiguri block/ panchayat samiti are: Arabinda, Bahadur, Baropatia, Belacoba, Boalmari, Garalbari, Kharia, Kharija Berubari I, Kharija Berubari II, Mondalghat, Nagar Berubari, Paharpur, Patkata and South Berubari.
As per 2011 Census of India Jalpaiguri CD Block had a total population of 323,445 of which 261,784 were rural and 61,661 were urban. There were 166,016 males and 157,409 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 196,592 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 19,592.
As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Jalpaiguri CD Block was 209,966, out of which 117,661 were males and 92,305 were females.