Nanoor (community development block)

Nanoor (community development block)
—  Community development block  —
Nanoor is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°43′N 87°52′E / 23.717°N 87.867°E / 23.717; 87.867
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Parliamentary constituency Bolpur
Assembly constituency Nanoor
 - Total 119.4 sq mi (309.20 km2)
Population (2001)
 - Total 193,788
 - Density 1,623.9/sq mi (627/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 61.18 per cent

Nanoor (community development block) (Bengali: নানুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Nanoor police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chandidas Nanoor.[1][2]



Nanoor is located at 23°43′N 87°52′E / 23.71°N 87.86°E / 23.71; 87.86.

Nanoor community development block has an area of309.20  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Nanoor block/panchayat samiti are: Bara-Saota, Chandidas-Nanoor, Charkalgram, Daskalgram-Kareya I, Daskalgram-Kareya II, Jalundi, KKirnahar I, Kirnahar II, Nowanagar Kodda, Thupsar and Uchkaran.[3]


As per 2001 census, Nanoor block had a total population of 193,788, out of which 98,983 were males and 94,805 were females. Nanoor block registered a population growth of 15.10 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Birbhum district was 17.88 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 62,993 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 4,572.[5]


As per 2001 census, Nanoor block had a total literacy of 61.18 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 69.30 per cent female literacy was 52.73 per cent. Birbhum district had a total literacy of 61.48 per cent, male literacy being 70.89 per cent and female literacy being 51.55 per cent.[6]


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