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Dinhata II (community development block)

Dinhata II
দিনহাটা II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 26°07′23″N 89°36′52″E / 26.1230700°N 89.6143800°E / 26.1230700; 89.6143800Coordinates: 26°07′23″N 89°36′52″E / 26.1230700°N 89.6143800°E / 26.1230700; 89.6143800{{#coordinates:26.1230700|N|89.6143800|E|type:city(205391)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
 • Total 103.30 km2 (39.88 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 205,391
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dinhata

Dinhata II (community development block) is an administrative division in Dinhata subdivision of Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Dinhata police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Sahebganj.[1][2]


Sahebganj, one of the constituent panchayats of the block, is located at 26°07′23″N 89°36′52″E / 26.1230700°N 89.6143800°E / 26.1230700; 89.6143800{{#coordinates:26.1230700|N|89.6143800|E||||| | |name= }}.

Dinhata II community development block has an area of 103.30  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Dinhata II block/ panchayat samiti are: Bamanhat I, Bamanhat II, Bara Sakdal, Burirhat I, Burirhat II, Chowdhuryhat, Gobrachhara Nayarhat, Kismat Dasgram, Nazirhat I, Nazirhat II, Sahebganj and Sukrurkuthi.[3]


As per 2001 census, Dinhata II block had a total population of 205,391, out of which 104,443 were males and 100,948 were females. Dinhata II block registered a population growth of 9.48 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 14.15 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


Dinhata II block had a literacy rate of 66.57 per cent - males 76.40 per cent and females 56.37 per cent.[3]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Cooch Behar District (03). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Relation between Blocks & Gram Panchayats (GPs)". Cooch Behar District Administration. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12.