Location in West Bengal, India
|District||North 24 Parganas|
|• Total||1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi)|
|• Density||13,000/km2 (32,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Telephone code||+91 33|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-WB|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Dum Dum|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Khardaha|
Talbandha is a census town in Barrackpore II CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is close to Kolkata and also a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration.
Talbandha is located at.
Muragachha, Talbandha, Chandpur and Teghari form a cluster of census towns around/ near the Sodepur-Madhyamgram Road, between Panihati and New Barrackpur.
96% of the population of Barrackpore subdivision (partly presented in the map alongside, all places marked in the map are linked in the full screen map) lives in urban areas. In 2011, it had a density of population of 10,967 per km2. The subdivision has 16 municipalities and 24 census towns.
For most of the cities/ towns information regarding density of population is available in the Infobox. Population data is not available for neighbourhoods. It is available for the entire Municipal area and thereafter ward-wise.
Khardaha police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Khardaha Municipal area and Barrackpore II CD Block.
As per 2011 Census of India Talbandha had a total population of 17,802, of which 9,033 (51%) were males and 8,769 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,725. The total number of literates in Talbandha was 12,803 (79.64% of the population over 6 years).
As of 2001[update] India census, Talbandha had a population of 15,233. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Talbandha has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73% and female literacy is 57%. In Talbandha, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The following Municipalities, Census Towns and other locations in Barrackpore subdivision were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in the 2011 census: Kanchrapara (M), Jetia (CT), Halisahar (M), Balibhara (CT), Naihati (M), Bhatpara (M), Kaugachhi (CT), Garshyamnagar (CT), Garulia (M), Ichhapur Defence Estate (CT), North Barrackpur (M), Barrackpur Cantonment (CB), Barrackpore (M), Jafarpur (CT), Ruiya (CT), Titagarh (M), Khardaha (M), Bandipur (CT), Panihati (M), Muragachha (CT) New Barrackpore (M), Chandpur (CT), Talbandha (CT), Patulia (CT), Kamarhati (M), Baranagar (M), South Dumdum (M), North Dumdum (M), Dum Dum (M), Noapara (CT), Babanpur (CT), Teghari (CT), Nanna (OG), Chakla (OG), Srotribati (OG) and Panpur (OG).
As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Talbandha covered an area of 1.4246 km2. Amongst the medical facilities it had was a dispensary/ health centre. Amongst the educational facilities it had was a primary school.
Talbandha is located on the Sodepur-Barasat Road.
The nearest railway stations are Madhyamgram railway station on the Sealdah-Bangaon line and Sodepur railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat line.
North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.