Baharagora

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Baharagora
बहरागोड़ा
town
Baharagora is located in Jharkhand
Baharagora
Baharagora
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 22°17′N 86°43′E / 22.28°N 86.72°E / 22.28; 86.72Coordinates: 22°17′N 86°43′E / 22.28°N 86.72°E / 22.28; 86.72
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District East Singhbhum
Area
 • Total 433.331 km2 (167.310 sq mi)
Elevation 79 m (259 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 149,000
 • Density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Santali, Bengali, Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 832101
Telephone code 91-6594
Vehicle registration JH 05

Baharagora is a small town in East Singhbhum district and situated on the south-east corner of Jharkhand, India. It is approx. 100 km from Jamshedpur & 200 km from Kolkata. Baharagora is a very important hub for transport as National Highway 6/Asian Highway 46 passes through here and almost all the Transport Companies have their transit hub here. National Highway 33 connects NH 6 at Baharagora and NH 2 at Barhi, Jharkhand.

Nearest Railway Station Chakulia 30.6 km, Jhargram 50 km & Kharagpur 70 km & Kolkata(Howrah)189 km

Baharagora became a block in the year 1956. It is located at the southern end of Jharkhand.

Baharagora is the entry point of Jharkhand from the two states, namely West Bengal and Orissa. Since it is located at the border, West Bengal is approx 12 km and Orissa is approx 7 km from there. Although the official language of the state is Hindi, the local language in the area is a blend of Bengali and Oriya. Except some government employees, all localities use either Bengali or Oriya as primary mode of education. Although people are switching to Hindi or English as their primary mode of education. In the erstwhile state of Bihar, textbooks were also released in Bengali and Oriya.

It came into headlines of Google when a 13-year old boy 'Saikat Ghosh' became the regional finalist of 'Google Science Fair' securing a position in the National FINAL.

Temples,Mosque[edit]

Temples[edit]

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Chitreshwar Shiv Mandir
  • Panchbariya Shiv Mandir - 15 km.
  • Ghaspada krishna mandir - 16 km.
  • Kumardubi Shiv Mandir, krishna mandir - 16 km.
  • Patrasuni Mandir,Khamar - 11 km.
  • Shitala Mata Mandir-1.5 km.
  • Saljhatia Shiv Mandir - 9 km.
  • Shiva mandir (Sandra)- 9.5 km
  • Manusmuria Jaiguru Sanstha - 15 km.
  • Jagannatha Mandir - 2 km.
  • Shiva Mandir (hatchala) - 2 km.
  • Guhiyapal Shiva Mandir
  • Sri Sri Rasik Jeevan Mandir(Benda)- 5 km. from Baharagora
  • Sri Hotteshwar Shiv Mandir(Benda)- 5 km. from Bahragora
  • Shiv Mandir Jugalsalbni
  • Maa Saragbauri Mandir Kesharda
  • Shiv Mandir Kesharda
  • Maa Dar basini Mandir Jugalsalboni
  • Maa Kali Mandir (Kali Badi)- 0 km.
  • Bhuteshwar shiv mandir -Khandamouda. from Baharagora
  • Paharpur Shiv Mandir, Dungri(Kaparia)
  • Jaypura Shiv Mandir , (jaupura)

Mosque[edit]

  • Baharagora Mosque

Geography[edit]

Baharagora is located at 22°17′N 86°43′E / 22.28°N 86.72°E / 22.28; 86.72.[1] Baharagora Krishi Mela [2] It has an average elevation of 79 m (259 ft). The river Subarnarekha flows along its adjoining areas (approx at a distance of 7 km).

Education[edit]

Schools[edit]

  • 1.Baharagora High School, Baharagora
  • 2.Project Girls High School, baharagora
  • 3.Saraswati Shishu Vidya Mandir, Baharagora
  • 4.Vivekananda International School, Baharagora
  • 5.T.P.S. D.A.V Public School
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TPS DAV Public School,Baharagora

Apart from these many primary schools, middle schools and high schools are present in baharagora block

  • 8. Lal Bahadur Sastri (L.B.S) High School, Jaypura

Colleges[edit]

  • 1.Baharagora College,Baharagora


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State Bank of India, Baharagora

Banks in Baharagora & around[edit]

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