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Mathabhanga I (community development block)

Mathabhanga I
মাথাভাঙ্গা I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Mathabhanga I is located in West Bengal
Mathabhanga I
Mathabhanga I
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
 • Total 314.50 km2 (121.43 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 186,683
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mathabhanga, Sitalkuchi
Website .in.govcoochbehar

Mathabhanga I (community development block) is an administrative division in Mathabhanga subdivision of Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Mathabhanga and Ghoksadanga police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Mathabhanga.[1][2]


Jorpatki, a constituent panchayat of this block, is located at .

Mathabhanga I community development block has an area of 314.50  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Mathabhanga I block/ panchayat samiti are: Bairagirhat, Gopalpur, Hazaraht I, Hazaraht II, Jorpatki, Kedarhat, Kurshamari, Nayarhat, Pachagarh and Sikarpur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Mathabhanga I block had a total population of 186,683, out of which 96,031 were males and 906,52 were females. Mathabhanga I block registered a population growth of 14.86 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]


Mathhabhanga I block had a literacy rate of 60.81 per cent - males 72.66 per cent and females 48.21 per cent.[3]


  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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