Cooch Behar I (community development block)

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Cooch Behar I
কোচবিহার I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Cooch Behar I is located in West Bengal
Cooch Behar I
Cooch Behar I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°18′35″N 89°29′11″E / 26.3097000°N 89.4862590°E / 26.3097000; 89.4862590Coordinates: 26°18′35″N 89°29′11″E / 26.3097000°N 89.4862590°E / 26.3097000; 89.4862590
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
 • Total 362.42 km2 (139.93 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 284,564
 • Density 790/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Cooch Behar Dakshin, Natabari

Cooch Behar I (community development block) is an administrative division in Cooch Behar Sadar subdivision of Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Koch Bihar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Dhaluabari, Ghugumari. There are two census towns in this block: Kharimala Khagrabari and Guriahati.[1][2]


Guriahati, one of the constituent panchayats of the block, is located at 26°18′35″N 89°29′11″E / 26.3097000°N 89.4862590°E / 26.3097000; 89.4862590.

Cooch Behar I community development block has an area of 362.42  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Cooch Behar I block/ panchayat samiti are: Chandamari, Chikirhat, Dawaguri, Dewanhat, Falimari, Ghugumari, Guriahati I, Guriahati II, Haribhanga, Jiranpur, Moamari, Panishala, Patchhara, Putimari Fuleswari and Suktabari.[3]


As per 2011 Census of India Cooch Behar I CD Block had a total population of 326,558, of which 293,267 were rural and 33,291 were urban. There were 168,185 males and 158,373 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 115,000 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 378.[4]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Cooch Behar I CD Block was 218,872, out of which 121,165 were males and 97,707 were females.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Cooch Behar District (03). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ "Relation between Blocks & Gram Panchayats (GPs)". Cooch Behar District Administration. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 August 2015.