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Darjeeling District: Short Statistics

Posted Date: 06-May-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Bengal Information    
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Darjeeling District is one of the top spot for the tourist. The tiger hill, toy train wand beautiful scenery is what attracts the tourists most. it is also famous for its Tea-production.


Headquarter: Darjeeling

Total Area: 3,149 square kilometer

Population: 17 lac

Male Population: around 8,50,000

Female Population: around 8 lac

Density of Population: 510 per square kilometer

Percentage of total population of the state live in Darjeeling: 2%

Population of Scheduled Caste: 2,50,000

Percentage of Scheduled Caste population: 16.15%

Percentage of Scheduled Tribe population: 14%

Literacy Population according to 2001 census: 10,29,561

Literacy Population according to 2001 census(Male): 5,92,037

Literacy Population according to 2001 census(Female): 4,37,524

Percentage of Literacy Population: 72.87%

Percentage of Literacy Population(Male): 81.28%

Percentage of Literacy Population(Female): 63.92%

No. of Health Institute: 227

Amount of Agricultural Land: 3,25,469 hectare

Amount of Not suitable Agricultural Land: 40,677 hectare

Amount of total Irrigational Land(through government's canal): 8,479 hectare

Total number of Gram Panchayet: 21

Total number of Panchayet Samiti: 4

Total number of Zilla Parishad: 1
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