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Krishnaganj (community development block)

কৃষ্ণগঞ্জ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 23°23′26″N 88°44′31″E / 23.3906338°N 88.7420654°E / 23.3906338; 88.7420654Coordinates: 23°23′26″N 88°44′31″E / 23.3906338°N 88.7420654°E / 23.3906338; 88.7420654{{#coordinates:23.3906338|N|88.7420654|E|type:city(133385)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
 • Total 151.70 km2 (58.57 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 133,385
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Ranaghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Krishnaganj

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


Bhajanghat, a constituent panchayat of this block, is located at 23°23′26″N 88°44′31″E / 23.3906338°N 88.7420654°E / 23.3906338; 88.7420654{{#coordinates:23.3906338|N|88.7420654|E||||| | |name= }}.

Krishnaganj community development block has an area of 151.70  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Krishnaganj block/ panchayat samiti are: Bhajanghat Tungi, Gobindapur, Joyghata, Krishnaganj, Matiary Banpur, Shibnibas and Taldah Majdia.[3]


As per 2001 census, Krishnaganj block had a total population of 133,385, out of which 68,547 were males and 64,838 were females. Krishnaganj block registered a population growth of 18.17 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 19.51 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Nadia district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Nadia district (10). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Nadia district". NREGA activities - Block Performance MIS vs MPR. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12.