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Khagaria
City
Khagaria
Khagaria
Location in Bihar, India
Khagaria
Khagaria
Khagaria (India)
Coordinates: 25°30′30″N 86°28′27″E / 25.50833°N 86.47417°E / 25.50833; 86.47417Coordinates: 25°30′30″N 86°28′27″E / 25.50833°N 86.47417°E / 25.50833; 86.47417
CountryIndia
StateBihar
DistrictKhagaria
District10 May 1981
Area
 • Total1,485.8 km2 (573.7 sq mi)
Elevation
36 m (118 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total49,406
 • Density33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi[2]
 • Other recognisedMaithili (recognised under the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India),[3]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
851204,851205
Vehicle registrationBR-34
Websitehttp://www.khagaria.bih.nic.in/

Khagaria is a city in Indian state of Bihar and the administrative headquarters of Khagaria district. Khagaria is a part of Munger division. It is located at 25°30′N 86°29′E / 25.5°N 86.48°E / 25.5; 86.48 and has an average elevation of 36 metres (118 feet). The Khagaria Junction railway station serves the city.

Demographics

According to the 2011 India census, Khagaria nagar parishad had a population of 49,406, of which 26,594 were males and 22,812 were females. Population of children in the age group of 0 to 6 years was 7,273. The literacy rate was 71.1%, of which male literacy was 74.7% and female literacy was 70.%. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population was 3,782 and 89 respectively. There were 9123 household in Khagaria in 2011.[1]

As of 2001 India census, Khagaria had a population of 45,126. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Khagaria has an average literacy rate of 64.2%, of which male literacy was 69.8% and female literacy is 57.5%. In Khagaria, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Census of India: Khagaria". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 19 October 2019.
  2. ^ "The Bihar Official Language Act, 1950" (PDF). Cabinet Secretariat Department, Government of Bihar. 1950. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 April 2015. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.