Dhalbhum (Hindi:ढलभूम,Bengali: ধলভূম) was the name given to parganas Supur and Ambikanagar in the Khatra area of present Bankura district in West Bengal. In the course of time, Dhalbhum kingdom spread over a much wider area, across the western part of adjoining Midnapore district and the eastern and south-eastern parts of Singhbhum district in present-day Jharkhand.
- Official District Website of Bankura
- O’Malley, L.S.S., ICS, Bankura, Bengal District Gazetteers, pp. 194-195, 1995 reprint, first published 1908, Government of West Bengal
- Ghosh, Binoy, Paschim Banger Sanskriti, (in Bengali), part II, 1978 edition, p. 56, Prakash Bhaban
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