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Alipurduar I (community development block)

Alipurduar I (CD Block)
আলিপুরদুয়ার I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 26°31′21″N 89°32′37″E / 26.5224000°N 89.5435500°E / 26.5224000; 89.5435500Coordinates: 26°31′21″N 89°32′37″E / 26.5224000°N 89.5435500°E / 26.5224000; 89.5435500{{#coordinates:26.5224000|N|89.5435500|E|type:city(197160)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Alipurduar
 • Total 196.22 km2 (75.76 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 197,160
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency Alipurduars, Falakata

Alipurduar I (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Alipurduar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Panchkalguri. There are four census towns in this block: Paschim Jitpur, Chechakhata, Alipurduar Railway Junction and Bholar Dabri.[1][2]


Alipurduar Railway Junction is located at 26°31′21″N 89°32′37″E / 26.5224000°N 89.5435500°E / 26.5224000; 89.5435500{{#coordinates:26.5224000|N|89.5435500|E||||| | |name= }}.

Alipurduar I community development block has an area of 196.22  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Alipurduar I block/ panchayat samiti are: Banchukamari, Chakoakheti, Mathura, Paerpar, Patlakhowa, Purba, Kanthalbari, Salkumari I, Salkumari II, Topsikatha, Vivekananda I and Vivekananda II.[3]


As per 2001 census, Alipurduar I block had a total population of 197,160, out of which 101,505 were males and 95,655 were females. Alipurduar I block registered a population growth of 12.59 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 21.52 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


NH 31C passes through the block.


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.