<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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() is an administrative division in the Kharagpur subdivision
of Paschim Medinipur district
in the Indian state
of West Bengal
. Keshiari police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Keshiari.
Keshiari is located at .
Keshiari community development block
has an area of 292.26 km<sup>2</sup>.
of Keshiari block/ panchayat samiti are: Baghasty, Gaganeswar, Ghritagram, Keshiari, Khajra, Kusumpur, Lalua, Nachipur and Santrapur.
As per 2001 census, Keshiari block had a total population of 131,983, out of which 67,298 were males and 64,685 were females. Keshiari block registered a population growth of 17.95 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.
Keshairi gained importance after the construction of the bridge over Subarnarekha River
in Bhasara Ghat about ten kilometers from Keshiari which enables one to travel to Orissa
There is a road to Gaganeshwar, where one of the historical durgos
(fort) namely Kurumbera Fort