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Khoribari is located at 26°34′19″N 88°08′51″E.
Khoribari community development block has an area of 143.50 km2. The town of Khoribari lies near the India-Nepal border. Siliguri is 30 km to its north-east. Bhadrapur, a Nepalese town, is 13 km away from Khoribari. Naxalbari (towards the north), Phansidewa (towards the east) and Thakurganj (towards the south in Bihar) are the nearby towns. The nearest airfield is Bagdogra airport. The nearest major railway station is at New Jalpaiguri.
Agriculture at Kharibari Development Block
Agriculture is the mainstay of economy of Kharibari. Approximately 60% people of the Block depend on agriculture for livelihood.
Primarily Binnabari, a portion of Raniganj & Kharibariand a marginal part of Buraganj GPs form the agricultural belt. Paddy being the major produce.
Other important crops are pulses, sereals & maize. Potato & Pineaple are other two major agricultural produce. Some horticultural items are also being cultivated. Primarily banana and flowers like marigold & chinese rose. As per agricultural census 2011, Kharibari has 6147 farm families out of which more than 96% has already been provided with Kishan Credit Cards.