Bishnupur, Bankura (community development block)

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Bishnupur
বিষ্ণুপুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Bishnupur is located in West Bengal
Bishnupur
Bishnupur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°05′00″N 87°19′00″E / 23.083333°N 87.316667°E / 23.083333; 87.316667Coordinates: 23°05′00″N 87°19′00″E / 23.083333°N 87.316667°E / 23.083333; 87.316667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Area
 • Total 392.00 km2 (151.35 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 138,762
 • Density 350/km2 (920/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bishnupur, Bankura
Website bankura.gov.in

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

Geography

Bishnupur is located at 23°05′00″N 87°19′00″E / 23.083333°N 87.316667°E / 23.083333; 87.316667.

Bishnupur community development block has an area of 392.00  km2.2

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Bishnupur block/ panchayat samiti are: Ajodhya, Bankadha, Belsulia, Bhora, Dwarika Gosainpur, Layekbandh, Marar, Radhanagar and Uliara.3

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Bishnupur block had a total population of 138,762, out of which 71,107 were males and 67,655 were females. Bishnupur block registered a population growth of 20.36 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 15.15 per cent.2Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.4

References

  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. 







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