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Totopara

Totopara
তোতোপাড়া
village
Totopara is located in West Bengal
Totopara
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Alipurduar
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Totopara is a small village on a hillock located 89° 20'E and 26° 50'N in the Alipurduar district of West Bengal, India.

This village is home to the unique Toto tribe that is one of a kind in the world. The village is about 22 km from Madarihat, which is the entry point of the famous Jaldapara National Park.

Administratively, this village falls under the Madarihat police station. It is bounded by the foothills of Bhutan to the north, Torsa River to the east, and Titi river and the Titi reserve forest on the south-west separated by the Hauri river.

The nearest village is Ballalguri, which is about 5 km to the south of Totopara. There is a single lane motorable road leading to this village from the National Highway 31 through Hantapara. The area of the village is about 8.08 km².

In 1990 a primary school was opened to cater to the children of the village and since 1995, a high school with hostel facility was also opened. There is one primary health centre in the village.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Geography

Totopara is located at .[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Totopara". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 

External links

  • People of Dooars
  • Brooklyn Mission school in Totopara
  • Missionary impact on the Toto tribals


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