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Salboni is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°38′N 87°11′E / 22.63°N 87.19°E / 22.63; 87.19Coordinates: 22°38′N 87°11′E / 22.63°N 87.19°E / 22.63; 87.19
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,963
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 721147
Telephone code 03227
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Jhargram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Salboni

Salboni (also written as Salbani) is a village, with a police station, in Salboni CD Block, in Medinipur Sadar subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the location of a Reserve Bank of India currency printing pres


During World War II Salboni was the site of an air base of the Royal Air Force, then named RAF Salbani.[1][2]


Salboni is located at 22°36′N 87°11′E / 22.6°N 87.19°E / 22.6; 87.19.[3] It has an average elevation of 25 metres (85 feet). It is on NH 60.


As per 2011 Census of India Salbani had a total population of 3,963 of which 1,973 (50%) were males and 1,990 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 371. The total number of literates in Salbani was 3,080 (77.72% of the population over 6 years).[4]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Salboni Block are located at Salboni.[5]

Police station[edit]

Salboni police station has jurisdiction over Salboni CD Block.[6][7]


Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of India, has note printing presses at Salboni and Mysore with a capacity of 16 billion note pieces per year.[8]


  1. ^ Royal Air force – History of No. 356 Squadron
  2. ^ 159 Squadron
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Salboni
  4. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "District Census Handbook: Paschim Medinipur" (PDF). Map of Paschim Medinipur with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Paschim Medinipur". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "District at a Glance". Paschim Medinipur District Police. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran (P) Ltd.". Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran (P) Ltd. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 

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