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Dinhata I (community development block)

Dinhata I
দিনহাটা I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Dinhata I is located in West Bengal
Dinhata I
Dinhata I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Area
 • Total 248.54 km2 (95.96 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 254,449
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dinhata, Sitai
Website .in.govcoochbehar

Dinhata I (community development block) is an administrative division in Dinhata subdivision of Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Dinhata police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Dinhata. There is one census town in this block: Bhangri Pratham Khanda.[1][2]

Geography

Petla, one of the constituent panchayats of the block, is located at .

Dinhata I community development block has an area of 248.54  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Dinhata I block/ panchayat samiti are: Bara Atiabari I, Bara Atiabari II, Bara Soulmari, Bhetaguri I, Bhetaguri II, Dinhata Village I, Dinhata Village II, Gitaldaha I, Gitaldaha II, Gosainmari I, Gasainmari II, Matalhat, Okrabari, Petla, Putimari I and Putimari II.[3]

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Dinhata I block had a total population of 254,449, out of which 130,656 were males and 123,793 were females. Dinhata I block registered a population growth of 6.04 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 14.15 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Literacy

Dinhata I block had a literacy rate of 64.16 per cent - males 73.27 per cent and females 54.55 per cent.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Cooch Behar District (03). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Relation between Blocks & Gram Panchayats (GPs)". Cooch Behar District Administration. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
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