In Uttar Dinajpur District there are 2 Sub-Divisions Raiganj & Islampur , 110Km apart from each other. District having border length of 227 km (approx) in the east with Bangladesh. There are 4 Municipalities,9 Blocks and 98 Panchayats covering 1516 villages.The total population is nearly 25 Lakh comprising mainly of rural masses.Bengali is the main language but a sizeable portion of Urdu and Hindi speaking people live in Islampur Sub-Division.

The Climate of this district is characterised by Hot-Summer with High Humidity,abundant Rainfall and Cold Winter.The Summer begins from April.

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Monsoon starts from June and lasts till September. December and January are the coldest months.

Blocks, Roads & Railway Lines of Uttar Dinajpur District

GIS Maps: Block-GP-Mouza wise


Census 2001 Data - Urban areas and Blocks

Demographic Profile of the District at a Glance ( as per 2011 Census) :

Sl.No.

Particular

Uttar Dinajpur

West Bengal

India

1.

Area (Sq.Km.)

3140

88,752

32,87240

2.

Villages

-

40203

640867

3.

Population                                      

30,00,849

9,13,47,736

121,01,93,422

4.

Sex Ratio   (F / 1000 M)

936

947

940

5.

Growth Rate

22.90%

13.93%

17.64%

6.

Density of Population

956

1029

382

7.

Literacy Rate

60.13 %

77.08 %

74.04 %

8.

S C

847950

-

-

9.

S T

162816

-

-

10.

SC to Total Population

28.26 %

-

-

11.

ST to Total Population

5.43 %

-

-


DISTRICT HQ : RAIGANJ 
4 MUNICIPALITIES : RAIGANJ, KALIYAGANJ, DALKHOLA & ISLAMPUR

MPs / MLAs
PC/AC No. & NameName of the MP/MLAParty AffiliationRemarks
04-Darjeeling PC-------- 
05-Raiganj PC-------- 
06-Balurghat PC-------- 
28-Chopra AC-------- 
29-Islampur AC-------- 
30-Goalpokhar AC-------- 
31-Chakulia AC-------- 
32-Karandighi AC-------- 
33-Hemtabad (SC) AC-------- 
34-Kaliyaganj (SC) AC-------- 
35-Raiganj AC-------- 
36-Itahar AC--------