Nagrakata

Nagrakata
Village
Nagrakata is located in West Bengal
Nagrakata
Nagrakata
Location in West Bengal, India
Nagrakata is located in India
Nagrakata
Nagrakata
Nagrakata (India)
Nagrakata is located in Asia
Nagrakata
Nagrakata
Nagrakata (Asia)
Coordinates: 26°53′13″N 88°54′24″E / 26.8869°N 88.9067°E / 26.8869; 88.9067Coordinates: 26°53′13″N 88°54′24″E / 26.8869°N 88.9067°E / 26.8869; 88.9067
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictJalpaiguri
Elevation
214 m (702 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali[1][2]
 • Additional officialEnglish[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
735225
Telephone code03565
Vehicle registrationWB
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest citySiliguri
Lok Sabha constituencyAlipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituencyNagrakata
Websitewb.gov.in kyakaisehindime.com

Nagrakata is a village in the Nagrakata community development block in the Malbazar subdivision of the Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal.National Highway 17 passes through Nagrakata. It is a station on the New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar-Samuktala Road Line.

Geography

Places and tea estates in Malbabazar subdivision (including Mal, Nagrakata and Matiali CD blocks) in Jalpaiguri district
CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, N: neighbourhood, NP: national park/ wildlife sanctuary, TE: tea estate
Abbreviations used in names – TG for Tea Garden (town/village), TE for Tea Estate, JRS: junction railway station
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Location

It is located at 26°53′13″N 88°54′24″E / 26.8869°N 88.9067°E / 26.8869; 88.9067 at an elevation of 214 m above mean sea level.[3]

National Highway 31C passes through Nagrakata. It is a station on the New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar-Samuktala Road Line.

Area overview

Gorumara National Park has overtaken Jaldapara National Park in footfall. The Malbazar subdivision is presented in the map alongside. It is a predominantly rural area, with 88.62% of the population living in rural areas and 11.32% living in urban areas.[4][5] Tea gardens in the Dooars and Terai regions produce 226 million kg of India's total tea crop.[6][7] Some tea gardens were identified in the 2011 census as census towns or villages.[8]

Civic administration

The Nagrakata police has jurisdiction over a part of the community development block,[9] and the village serves as the headquarters of the Nagrakata community development block.[10]

Demographics

According to the 2011 Census of India, Nagrakata had a total population of 356. There were 169 (47%) males and 187 (53%) females. There were 53 persons in the age range of 0 to 6 years. The total number of literate people in Nagrakata was 174 (57.43% of the population over 6 years).[11]

Transport

Nagrakata Railway Station serves the village and nearby areas, which lies in the New Jalpaiguri–Alipurduar–Samuktala Road line of Northeast Frontier Railway, Alipurduar railway division.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ a b "Fact and Figures". www.wb.gov.in. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. p. 85. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  3. ^ Map and weather of Nagrakata
  4. ^ "Jalpaiguri". District Profile. District administration. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  5. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Jalpaiguri". Tables 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Planning and Statistics, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Tea Growing Regions". Dooars and Terai. Indian Tea Association. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  7. ^ "Dooars-Terai". Tea Board India. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  8. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  9. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Jalpaiguri". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  10. ^ "District Census Handbook, Jalpaiguri, Series 20, Part XIIA" (PDF). Census of India 2011, Fifth page, map of Jalpaiguri district. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  11. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 4 July 2020.

External links

  • About Nagrakata
  • Satellite map of Nagrakata
  • Gorumara National Park travel guide from Wikivoyage


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