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Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 24°39′30″N 84°25′14″E / 24.6582687°N 84.4206645°E / 24.6582687; 84.4206645Coordinates: 24°39′30″N 84°25′14″E / 24.6582687°N 84.4206645°E / 24.6582687; 84.4206645[2]
DistrictAurangabad 1973 - Now [1]
BlockDeo Block[3]
Founded byKing of Deo Town
Named forDEO
 • BodyMLA
Area rank2
89 m (292 ft)
 • Total17,162
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Deo also known as "Dev", is a city council, town and a notified area in Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Bihar. Deo is located 10 km to the southeast of District Administrative Aurangabad Bihar.[5]


Deo is located at 24°23′N 84°16′E / 24.39°N 84.26°E / 24.39; 84.26[6] It has an average elevation of 89 metres (291 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[7] Deo had a population of 173,216. Males constitute 89,280 of the population and females 83,936.[8] Deo has an average literacy rate of 89%, more than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 61%. In Deo, 29% of the population is under 6 years of age. Total number of households was 27,596.


Deo has a road network providing connectivity with the state of Bihar and other parts of the country. The Grand Trunk Road from Kolkata to Delhi passes some 4 km from Deo. This road is known as National Highway 19 (before 2010, National Highway 2)[9]

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  1. ^ "History | Welcome to Aurangabad Bihar | India".
  2. ^ "Deo". Deo.
  3. ^ "Villages & Towns in Deo Block of Aurangabad, Bihar".
  4. ^ "Census of India Search details". Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Deo Temple | Welcome to Aurangabad Bihar | India".
  6. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Deo, India".
  7. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  8. ^ "Census of India: Search Details". Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Data" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 11 April 2019.