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Dantan II (community development block)

Dantan II
দাঁতন II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 21°53′29″N 87°22′32″E / 21.8912910°N 87.3756410°E / 21.8912910; 87.3756410Coordinates: 21°53′29″N 87°22′32″E / 21.8912910°N 87.3756410°E / 21.8912910; 87.3756410{{#coordinates:21.8912910|N|87.3756410|E|type:city(134347)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
 • Total 186.48 km2 (72.00 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 134,347
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Medinipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dantan

Dantan II (community development block) is an administrative division in the Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Dantan and Belda police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Khakurdah.[1][2]


Jankapur, a constituent panchayat of Dantan II block, is located at 21°53′29″N 87°22′32″E / 21.8912910°N 87.3756410°E / 21.8912910; 87.3756410{{#coordinates:21.8912910|N|87.3756410|E||||| | |name= }}.

Dantan II community development block has an area of 186.48  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Dantan II block/ panchayat samiti are: Haripur, Jankapur, Porolda, Sabra, Sauri-Kotbar, Talda and Turka.[3]


As per 2001 census, Dantan II block had a total population of 134,347, out of which 68,738 were males and 65,609 were females. Dantan II block registered a population growth of 17.01 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.