Kalimpong II

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Kalimpong II
Kalimpong II is located in West Bengal
Kalimpong II
Kalimpong II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 27°07′12″N 88°35′35″E / 27.120°N 88.593°E / 27.120; 88.593Coordinates: 27°07′12″N 88°35′35″E / 27.120°N 88.593°E / 27.120; 88.593
Country India
StateWest Bengal
 • TypeCommunity development block
 • Total303.00 km2 (116.99 sq mi)
 • Total66,830
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
 • OfficialNepali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyDarjeeling
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKalimpong

Kalimpong II (community development block) is an administrative division of Kalimpong district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kalimpong police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Algarah.[1][2]


Algarah is located at 27°07′12″N 88°35′35″E / 27.120°N 88.593°E / 27.120; 88.593. Kalimpong II community development block has an area of 303.00 km2.[2]

Kalimpong II block consists of rural areas only with 13 gram panchayats, viz. Dalapchand, Kashyong, Lole, Lingseykha, Gitabling, Lava-Gitabling, Payong, Kagay, Lingse, Shangse, Pedong, Syakiyong and Shantook.


As per 2011 Census of India Kalimpong II CD Block had a total population of 66,830, all of which were rural. There were 34,546 males and 32,284 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 1,961 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 24,773.[3]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kalimpong II CD Block was 47,520 out of which 26,380 were males and 21,140 were females.[3]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Darjeeling district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
  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 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
  3. ^ 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.