Banda may refer to:
Hastings Banda, former president of Malawi
Banda Singh Bahadur, a famous Sikhwarlord
Banda Districtin Uttar Pradesh, India
*Banda, India, administrative headquarters of Banda District
Banda Islands, a group of ten small volcanic islands in the Banda Sea
*Banda, Maharashtra, India
Banda Sea, the sea of the South Moluccas in Indonesia, a part of the Pacific Ocean.
*Banda fluid, the distinctive-smelling solvent used in a Banda machine
Banda languages, spoken by the Banda people
*Banda machine, a type of copying machine (spirit duplicator)
Banda music, a traditional Mexican form of music
Banda people, an ethnic group of the Central African Republic
Banda polka, a polish version of famous Beer Barrel Polka
*Banda, large smoked fish in Chad
Banda may also refer to:
Padua, Italy, Palazzo Giustidetention center security police irregulars and other hangers-on in the service of Major Mario Carità were known as the banda Carità.
*the off-stage musicians in many
operas, such as in " Don Giovanni", " Rigoletto" or " Aida" or the costumed musicians on-stage, as in the festivities of " L'Elisir d'Amore" or " Carmen".
* Banda in the Philippines refers to a group of musicians typically composed of guitar players, drummer, and vocalists. Notable
PinoyBands today in the Philippines are Bamboo, Rivermaya, Sugarfree, etc.
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