Dakshin Dinajpur District

Population: 1,670,931 (2011)

State: West Bengal

Language: Bengali

Headquarters: Balurghat


Date of Formation: On 1st April 1992, West Dinajpur District was split and Dakshin Dinajpur District was created.

Area: 2219 square kilometers

Density of Population: 753 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 73.86 % - Male: 79.63 %, Female: 67.81 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:954


Boundaries of Dakshin Dinajpur District


North, East and South East: Bangladesh

South West: Malda District, West Bengal

West: Uttar Dinajpur District, West Bengal


Dakshin Dinajpur District Average Rainfall: 1254.1 mm 

Dakshin Dinajpur District Average Temperature in Summer: 30.31 deg C 

Dakshin Dinajpur District Average Temperature in Winter: 18.14 deg C





Major Rivers: River Atryee, Punarbhaba, Tangon, Brahmani

Sub Divisions: Balurghat, Gangarampur

Blocks: Balurghat, Bansihari, Gangarampur, Harirampur, Hili, Kumarganj, Kushmundi, Tapan

Assembly Constituencies: Balurghat, Gangarampur, Kumarganj, Kushmandi, Tapan.


Dakshin Dinajpur District Nearby Attractions


1. Hill Block

2. Sarongbari Picnic Spot

3. College Museum of Balurghat

4. Bolla Kali Temple

5. Patiram Thakur Estate


Dakshin Dinajpur District Facts: This is the least populous districts of West Bengal.        


Major Agricultural Products: Rice, maize, tur, linseed, oilseeds, maize, potato, ginger, tea


Major Industries: Tiles, bricks, pipe, wooden furniture, electronic goods, cyber café, assembly, computer servicing, offset printing, storage batteries, detergent, automobile servicing, rice mill


Major Educational Institutions: Kotibarsha Institute of Technology and Management, National School of Management Studies, NSHM College of Management and Technology, Balurghat College, Balurghat B.Ed College, Dewan Abdul Gani College, Gangarampur College


What is Dakshin Dinajpur District Famous For: Its clean and green environment


Famous People From Dakshin Dinajpur District: Sudhir Kanta Adhikary, Ranen Barman


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Last Updated : Saturday Jun 9 , 2012