INDIAN VILLAGE DIRECTORY

Puri

Puri is a district in the Odisha State of India. Total area of Puri is 3,479 km² including 3,391.09 km² rural area and 87.91 km² urban area. Puri has a population of 16,98,730 peoples. There are 3,67,269 houses in the district.

The Puri district is further divided in to Tehsils / Blocks / Community Development Blocks (C.D.Blocks) for administrative purposes. In India, the Block or C.D.Block is often the next level of administrative division after the tehsil. It is important to note that, In some states of India C.D.Blocks are equal to tehsils.

For those who don't know, the C.D.Block is a rural area earmarked for administration and development in India. The area is administered by a BDO (Block Development Officer). A C.D.Block covers several gram panchayats, local administrative unit at the village level.

The following is the list of all Tehsils / Blocks / C.D.Blocks in Puri district of Odisha.


List of Blocks (CD) / Tehsils in Puri


Population of Puri

Population Type
Male Population
Female Population
Total Population
Rural
7,28,213
7,05,587
14,33,800
Urban
1,37,167
1,27,763
2,64,930
Total
8,65,380
8,33,350
16,98,730

Households in Puri

Rural Households
Urban Households
Total Households
3,13,188
54,081
3,67,269