Khusrupur

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Khusrupur
ख़ुस्रुपुर
city
Khusrupur is located in Bihar
Khusrupur
Khusrupur
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°28′00″N 85°23′00″E / 25.4667°N 85.3833°E / 25.4667; 85.3833Coordinates: 25°28′00″N 85°23′00″E / 25.4667°N 85.3833°E / 25.4667; 85.3833
Country  India
State Bihar
District Patna
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,185
Languages
 • Official Magadhi, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website patna.nic.in

Khusrupur is a city and a notified area in Patna district in the Indian state of Bihar. On June 1, 2009, Khusrupur railway station witnessed burning of two trains by a mob protesting the withdrawal of stoppage of trains there.[1] An ancient temple of Lord Shiva is located in the village, and its design is a combination of both Hindu and Muslim architectural styles. This temple looks like a temple from front and like a mosque from behind. It was built by Raja Mansingh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Khusrupur had a population of 12,185. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Khusrupur has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 62%, and female literacy is 45%. In Khusrupur, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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