Madhupur, Deoghar

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Not to be confused with Madhupur, Bangladesh or Madhopur, Jalandhar.
Madhupur is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 24°15′N 86°39′E / 24.25°N 86.65°E / 24.25; 86.65Coordinates: 24°15′N 86°39′E / 24.25°N 86.65°E / 24.25; 86.65
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Deoghar
Elevation 228 m (748 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 200,000
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 815353
Telephone code 06438

Madhupur is a city and a municipality in Deoghar district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is a subdivisional town.


Madhupur is located at 24°15′N 86°39′E / 24.25°N 86.65°E / 24.25; 86.65.[1] It has an average elevation of 228 metres (748 ft). Madhupur is surrounded by two monsoon rivers, Patro Nadi and Jaynti Nadi.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Madhupur had a population of 47,349. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Madhupur has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 54%. In Madhupur, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Main article: Madhupur Junction

Madhupur Junction is connected by road and rail to metropolitan areas of India. Delhi-Kolkata Main Line via Mugalsarai-Patna route. Giridih district headquarters is connected to the Indian Railway network through the Madhupur-Giridih Local train on the Madhupur Giridih Rail Line. It is well connected by road from Giridih and Deoghar.


Falls under Godda Constituency and madhupur itself is a legislative assembly area (seat).