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Bangaon (community development block)

Bangaon
বনগাঁ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Bangaon is located in West Bengal
Bangaon
Bangaon
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total 336.70 km2 (130.00 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 343,974
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bangaon
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bangaon Uttar, Bangaon Dakshin, Bagda
Website .in.nicnorth24parganas

Bangaon (community development block) is an administrative division in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Basirhat police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Bangaon.[1]

Geography

Chawberia, a constituent panchayat of Bangaon block, is located at .

Bangaon community development block has an area of 336.70 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Bangaon block/ panchayat samiti are: Akaipur, Chhaighoria, Gangrapota, Kalupur, Bairampur, Dharam Pukuria, Ghatbour, Palla, Chawberia I, Dighari, Gopalnagar I, Sundarpur, Chawberia II, Ganganandapur, Gopalnagar II and Tengra.[3]

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Bangaon block has a total population of 343,974 out of which 177,515 were males and 166,459 were females. Bangaon block registered a population growth of 16.83 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.40 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Healthcare

Bangaon block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". North 24 Parganas district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". North Twenty Four Parganas District (11). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  3. ^ From Bangaon subdivision page.
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
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