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Jalpaiguri (community development block)

Community development block
Jalpaiguri is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°31′00″N 88°44′00″E / 26.516667°N 88.733333°E / 26.516667; 88.733333
Country India
StateWest Bengal
 • Total494.56 km2 (190.95 sq mi)
 • Total280,446
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyJalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituencyJalpaiguri, 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.[1][2]


Jalpaiguri is located at 26°31′00″N 88°44′00″E / 26.516667°N 88.733333°E / 26.516667; 88.733333.

Jalpaiguri community development block has an area of 494.56  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

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.[3]


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.[4]


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.[4]


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