|• Type||Municipal Corporation|
|• Body||Jehanabad Municipal Corporation|
|• Official||Magahi, Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Jehanabad is a city, a municipality and the headquarters of Jehanabad district in the Indian state of Bihar. Earlier, Jehanabad was part of Gaya district. It is 45 km away from Patna and 55 km away from Gaya.
As of 2011[update] India census, Jehanabad had a population of 135,196. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Jehanabad has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 69%. In Jehanabad, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The city is linked to the bigger cities of Patna & Gaya both by road and rail route.
The Jehanabad railway station is the railway station serving the city of Jehanabad. There are four railway stations- Jehanabad railway station, Jehanabad Court, Tehta and Makhdumpur in the 31 km long stretch of the railways. The recently electrified Patna-Gaya line traverses through the city and links the Grand Chord with Patna.
National Highway No. 83 comes from Patna via Masaurhi, goes directly to Gaya through Makhdumpur and runs almost parallel to the railway line. There is a network of PWD roads and REO roads across the district, albeit in a bad shape. The total length of surfaced roads is 541.65 km and mud tracks is 450.90 km.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- "PinCode of Jehanabad". citypincode.in. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- Statistics on Bihar government website
- http://www.davjehanabad.com/index.aspx (Prestigious In the District)