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Gorubathan (community development block)

Community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 26°58′N 88°41′E / 26.96°N 88.69°E / 26.96; 88.69Coordinates: 26°58′N 88°41′E / 26.96°N 88.69°E / 26.96; 88.69{{#coordinates:26.96|N|88.69|E|type:city(54275)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Darjeeling
 • Total 441.97 km2 (170.65 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 54,275
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Darjeeling
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kalimpong

Gorubathan (community development block) is an administrative division in Kalimpong subdivision of Darjeeling district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Gorubathan and Jaldhaka police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Fagu.[1][2]


Gorubathan is located at 26°58′N 88°41′E / 26.96°N 88.69°E / 26.96; 88.69{{#coordinates:26.96|N|88.69|E||||| | |name= }}.

Gorubathan community development block has an area of 441.97  km2.[2]


As per 2001 census, Gorubathan block had a total population of 54,275, out of which 27,570 were males and 26705 were females. Gorubathan block registered a population growth of 17.02 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 16.94 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[3]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Darjeeling district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-15. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Darjeeling district (01). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  3. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.