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Madarihat-Birpara (community development block)

Madarihat-Birpara
Community development block
Madarihat-Birpara is located in West Bengal
Madarihat-Birpara
Madarihat-Birpara
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°42′00″N 89°16′59″E / 26.700°N 89.283°E / 26.700; 89.283
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictAlipurduar
Area
 • Total380.96 km2 (147.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total185,499
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyAlipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMadarihat
Websitejalpaiguri.gov.in

Madarihat-Birpara (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Madarihat and Birpara police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Madarihat.[1][2]

Geography

Madarihat is located at 26°42′00″N 89°16′59″E / 26.700°N 89.283°E / 26.700; 89.283.

Madarihat-Birpara community development block has an area of 380.96  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Madarihat-Birpara block/ panchayat samiti are:

  1. Bandapani,
  2. Birpara-I,
  3. Birpara-II,
  4. Hantapara,
  5. Khairbari,
  6. Lankapara,
  7. Madarihat,
  8. Rangali Bazna,
  9. Sishujhumra
  10. Totopara.[3]

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Madarihat CD Block had a total population of 202,026 of which 188,265 were rural and 13,761 were urban. There were 101,536 males and 100,490 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 28,813 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 78,314.[4]

Literacy

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Madarihat CD Block was 120,391, out of which 67,717 were males and 52,674 were females.[4]

Transport

NH 317 passes through the block.

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  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 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.