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Chandrakona I (community development block)

Chandrakona I
চন্দ্রকোণা I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 22°44′N 87°31′E / 22.73°N 87.52°E / 22.73; 87.52Coordinates: 22°44′N 87°31′E / 22.73°N 87.52°E / 22.73; 87.52{{#coordinates:22.73|N|87.52|E|type:city(118077)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
 • Total 214.16 km2 (82.69 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 118,077
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Arambagh
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chandrakona

Chandrakona I (community development block) is an administrative division in Ghatal subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Chandrakona police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chandrakona.[1][2]


Chandrakona is located at 22°44′N 87°31′E / 22.73°N 87.52°E / 22.73; 87.52{{#coordinates:22.73|N|87.52|E||||| | |name= }}.

Chandrakona I community development block has an area of 214.16  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Chandrakona I block/ panchayat samiti are: Jara, Laxmipur, Mangrul, Manikkundu, Monoharpur I and Monoharpur II.[3]


As per 2001 census, Chandrakona I block had a total population of 118,077, out of which 60,277 were males and 57,800 were females. Chandrakona I block registered a population growth of 13.98 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.45 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund" (PDF). Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.