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Banda, a district and its capital in the Allahabad division of the North-West Provinces, British India. The district has an area of 3,061 square miles. It is watered by the Tamna and its tributaries, and is generally fertile; but little more than half has been brought under cultivation, cotton being the most valuable product, Hindus form the largest element in the population. The climate is extremely hot in summer, and somewhat cold in winter. The town stands on the river Ken, about 100 miles west of Allahabad.