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

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.


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%.


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


  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.