Balibhara

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Balibhara
Census Town
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,521
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Balibhara is a census town under Barrackpore I (community development block) (Sub District) in Barrackpore subdivision (also spelled as Barrackpur) in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Balibhara had a population of 8,521; of this, 4,376 are male, 4,145 female.[1] It has an average literacy rate of 79.79%, higher than the national average of 74.04%.

Healthcare[edit]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Primary census abstract data". Census of India. Retrieved 23 February 2014.  (For census towns, select "urban" radio button, then select state, district and sub-district. A drop down list of towns well appear. Select the town.)
  2. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24.