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
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
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.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Haldibari had a population of 13,170. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Haldibari has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 62%. In Haldibari, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.The estimated population of Haldibari is 17,000 approximately as on 2011.

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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