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Amdanga (community development block)

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

Coordinates: 22°43′N 88°29′E / 22.72°N 88.48°E / 22.72; 88.48Coordinates: 22°43′N 88°29′E / 22.72°N 88.48°E / 22.72; 88.48{{#coordinates:22.72|N|88.48|E|type:city(165771)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Population (2001)
 • Total 165,771
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 743201, 743221
Telephone code 91 3216
Lok Sabha constituency Barrackpore
Vidhan Sabha constituency Amdanga
CD Block

Amdanga (community development block) is an administrative division in Barasat Sadar subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Amdanga police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Amdanga.[1]


In the 2001 census, Amdanga community development block had a total population of 165, 771, out of which 85, 826 were males and 79,943 were females.[2]


Bus route no. 28 (operated privately) links Amdanga with Khanna Cinema (near Shyambazar), via Jalsha, Sethpukur, Maligram, Bandaghat, Idga.[3]


Amdanga is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". North 24 Parganas district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 001". Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2007-08-24. 
  3. ^ "Bus Routes". kolkataweb. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-24. 
  4. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-24.