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Harnaut is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 50°22′0″N 85°32′0″E / 50.36667°N 85.53333°E / 50.36667; 85.53333Coordinates: 50°22′0″N 85°32′0″E / 50.36667°N 85.53333°E / 50.36667; 85.53333
Country  India
State Bihar
District Nalanda
Elevation 43 m (141 ft)
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 803110
Telephone code 06112-
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Bihar Sharif
Lok Sabha constituency Nalanda
Avg. summer temperature 38 °C (100 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 10–15 °C (50–59 °F)

Harnaut is a town in Nalanda district of Bihar state, India.


It is located at 25°22′0″N 85°32′0″E / 25.36667°N 85.53333°E / 25.36667; 85.53333 at an elevation of 43 m above MSL.[1] Harnaut is one of the most prominent block of Nalanda district. It is gate city of Nalanda.


Ex-Chief minister of Bihar, Mr. Nitish Kumar has been elected many times as MLA from Harnaut legislative assembly seat. His native village Kalyan Bigha is 4 km north-west of Haranut. River muhane passes 1 km west of the city. At present this city do not have municipality, but it is under Sabnahua panchayat. People of city are demanding to make it a subdivision. Population of city is nearly around 25,000. This Small and beautiful city is divided into the three parts : Harnaut Beech Bazar, Gonawan Road and Dakwanglaw Road (Now known as Station road). Administrative offices are in Dakbanglow Road. Dakbanglow Road is linked to High School Harnaut, Middle School Harnaut, many tuition centres, a big play ground and guest house. Beech Bazar and Gonawa Road is the commercial area of Harnaut. A small bus stand and a green grocery is located just besides the NH-31. This city is linked to several small roads like- Chandi Road, Gonawa Road, Dakwanglaw Road, Kalyan Bigha Road, etc.

There is a Carriage Repair Workshop under East central railway at Harnaut for POH of 50 Non-AC coaches per month.




National Highway 30A passes through Harnaut. Nearest airport is Patna Airport. National highway 31 also passes through the city.

Harnaut Coach Repair Workshop[edit]

Coach Repair Workshop (CRWP) is being set up east of Harnaut railway station by the Indian Railways. Foundation stone wad laid by then president of the country, Honorable A.P.J Abdul Kalam, along with Minister for Railways Mr. Nitish Kumar. This is about to complete by 2012.


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