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Kushmandi (community development block)

Kushmandi
কুশ্মণ্ডী সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Kushmandi is located in West Bengal
Kushmandi
Kushmandi
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 310.50 km2 (119.88 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 175,047
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Balurghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kushmandi
Website .in.nicddinajpur

Kushmandi (community development block) is an administrative division in Gangarampur subdivision of Dakshin Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kushmandi police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kushmandi.[1][2]

Geography

Kushmandi is located at .

Kushmandi community development block has an area of 310.50  km2.[2]

The Tangon River flows through the Kushmandi block.[3]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Kushmandi block/ panchayat samiti are: Akcha, Berail, Deul, Kalikamora, Karanji, Kushmondi, Maligaon and Udaypur.[4]

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Kushmandi block had a total population of 175,047, out of which 89,150 were males and 85,897 were females. Kushmandi block registered a population growth of 21.16 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.11 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Dakshin Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Dakshin Dinajpur district (05). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  3. ^ "Dakshin Dinajpur". Rivers. District administration. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  4. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 4". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
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