Haldibari, India

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Haldibari Landscape
Haldibari Landscape
Haldibari is located in West Bengal
Haldibari is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°20′N 88°46′E / 26.33°N 88.77°E / 26.33; 88.77Coordinates: 26°20′N 88°46′E / 26.33°N 88.77°E / 26.33; 88.77
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
 • Type Municipal corporation
 • Body Nagar Palika
Elevation 57 m (187 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,170
 • Official Bengali, English Rajbongshi dialect
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 735122
Telephone code 03561
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration 71, 72
Lok Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mekhliganj
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Haldibari is a town and a municipality in the Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Haldibari is located at 26°20′N 88°46′E / 26.33°N 88.77°E / 26.33; 88.77.[1] It has an average elevation of 57 metres (187 feet).Haldibari is a town located near India-Bangladesh border.


Like other places of eastern India Haldibari experiences three seasons,namely Summer,Monsoons and Winter.The town experiences heavy amount of rainfall during the Monsoon.In the summer the temperature reaches around 35 degrees of Celsius and in extreme winter the temperature sometimes falls down to 5 degrees of Celsius.


The Haldibari Municipality has population of 14,404 of which 7,306 are males while 7,098 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1341 which is 9.31 % of total population of Haldibari (M). In Haldibari Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 972 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Haldibari is around 913 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Haldibari city is 83.96 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Haldibari, Male literacy is around 87.57 % while female literacy rate is 80.27 %

Civic administration[edit]

Administration of the Haldibari Municipality is headed by a chairman who is elected by the residents of the town.It has 11 wards from where the councilors are elected. The newly elected chairman is Sri Tarun Dutta.

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