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Jogbani is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°23′46″N 87°15′35″E / 26.39611°N 87.25972°E / 26.39611; 87.25972
Country  India
State Bihar
District Araria
Elevation 67 m (220 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 29,962
 • Main Maithili, Nepali & Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 854328
Telephone code 06455
Lok Sabha constituency Araria
Vidhan Sabha constituency Forbesganj

Jogbani is a town, a notified area and a railway station in Araria District of Bihar state, India. It lies on the Indo-Nepal border with Morang District, Koshi Zone and is a gateway to Biratnagar city. There is a customs checkpoint for goods at the border. Indian and Nepalese nationals cross without restrictions.


Jogbani is served by two railway lines: one Broad Gauge line branches from Katihar railway junction via Purnia in the south and the other line from Saharsa from the west via Forbeganj (see Barauni-Katihar section). Seemanchal Express train connects Jogbani to anand vihar(Delhi) and the Kolkata-Jogbani Express train connects it to Kolkata.

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Coordinates: 26°23′46″N 87°15′35″E / 26.3961°N 87.2597°E / 26.3961; 87.2597