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Ghatal (community development block)

ঘাটাল সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 22°40′00″N 87°43′00″E / 22.666667°N 87.716667°E / 22.666667; 87.716667Coordinates: 22°40′00″N 87°43′00″E / 22.666667°N 87.716667°E / 22.666667; 87.716667{{#coordinates:22.666667|N|87.716667|E|type:city(190705)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
 • Total 229.91 km2 (88.77 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 190,705
 • Density 830/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Ghatal
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ghatal

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


Ghatal is located at 22°40′00″N 87°43′00″E / 22.666667°N 87.716667°E / 22.666667; 87.716667{{#coordinates:22.666667|N|87.716667|E||||| | |name= }}.

Ghatal community development block has an area of 229.91  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Ghatal block/ panchayat samiti are: Ajabnagar I, Ajabnagar II, Birsingha, Dewanchak I, Dewanchak II, Irhpala, Mansuka I, Mansuka II, Mohanpur, Monoharpur I, Monoharpur II and Sultanpur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Ghatal block had a total population of 190,705, out of which 96,605 were males and 94,100 were females. Ghatal block registered a population growth of 11.83 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. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "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.