Mirik (community development block)

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Mirik is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°53′08″N 88°11′14″E / 26.8854833°N 88.1872559°E / 26.8854833; 88.1872559Coordinates: 26°53′08″N 88°11′14″E / 26.8854833°N 88.1872559°E / 26.8854833; 88.1872559
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Darjeeling
 • Type Community development block
 • Total 122.28 km2 (47.21 sq mi)
 • Total 46,374
 • Density 380/km2 (980/sq mi)
 • Official Nepali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituency Darjeeling
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kurseong
Website darjeeling.gov.in

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


Mirik community development block has an area of 122.28  km2.[2]

Mirik block consists of rural areas with 6 gram panchayats, viz. Chenga Panighatta, Paheligaon School Dara–I, Paheligaon School Dara–II, Soureni–I, Soureni–II and Duptin.[3]


As per the 2011 Census of India, Mirik CD Block had a total population of 46,374, all of which were rural. There were 23,394 males and 22,980 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 3,619 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 14,280.[4]


As per the 2011 census of India, the total number of literates in Mirik CD Block was 34,334, out of which 18,873 were males and 15,461 were females.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Darjeeling district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 15 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Darjeeling district (01). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 15 March 2011.
  3. ^ "District Profile". Official website of Darjeeling district. Retrieved 9 December 2008.
  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 19 August 2015.
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