Bankura I (community development block)

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Bankura I (CD Block)
বাঁকুড়া I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Bankura I (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Bankura I (CD Block)
Bankura I (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°15′N 87°04′E / 23.25°N 87.07°E / 23.25; 87.07Coordinates: 23°15′N 87°04′E / 23.25°N 87.07°E / 23.25; 87.07
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
 • Total 167.64 km2 (64.73 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 95,824
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bankura

Bankura I (community development block) is an administrative division in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bankura police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Bankura.12


Bankura is located at 23°15′N 87°04′E / 23.25°N 87.07°E / 23.25; 87.07.

Bankura I community development block has an area of 167.64  km2.2

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Bankura I block/ panchayat samiti are: Anchuri, Andharthol, Jagadlla I, Jagadlla II, Kalapathar and Kenjakura.3


As per 2001 census, Bankura I block had a total population of 95,824, out of which 48,988 were males and 46,836 were females. Bankura I block registered a population growth of 13.49 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 13.79 per cent.2Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.4


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bankura district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Bankura District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 16". Bankura district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 

External links

  • Bankura travel guide from Wikivoyage

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