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Kurseong (community development block)

Kurseong
Kurseong is located in West Bengal
Kurseong
Kurseong
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°53′N 88°17′E / 26.88°N 88.28°E / 26.88; 88.28
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictDarjeeling
Area
 • Total342.58 km2 (132.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total94,347
 • Density280/km2 (710/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialNepali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyDarjeeling
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKurseong
Websitedarjeeling.gov.in

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

Geography

Kurseong is located at 26°53′N 88°17′E / 26.88°N 88.28°E / 26.88; 88.28.

Kurseong community development block has an area of 342.58  km2.[2]

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Kurseong CD Block had a total population of 94,347, of which 79,903 were rural and 14,444 were urban. There were 47,030 males and 47,317 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 4,285 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 29,232.[3]

Literacy

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kurseong CD Block was 69,646 out of which 39,895 were males and 31,751 were females.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Darjeeling district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 15 March 2011.
  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 19 July 2011. Retrieved 15 March 2011.
  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.