Ramnagar, West Champaran

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Ramnagar
Harinagar
Town
Ramnagar is located in Bihar
Ramnagar
Ramnagar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 27°10′N 84°19′E / 27.17°N 84.32°E / 27.17; 84.32Coordinates: 27°10′N 84°19′E / 27.17°N 84.32°E / 27.17; 84.32
Country  India
State Bihar
District Pashchim Champaran
Elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 38,549
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Valmiki Nagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ramnagar
Website westchamparan.bih.nic.in

Ramnagar is a city and a notified area in Pashchim Champaran district in the Indian state of Bihar.Ramnagar is situated on the border of India-Nepal and Bihar - Uttar pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Ramnagar had a population of 38,549. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Ramnagar has an average literacy rate of 48%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 57%, and female literacy is 38%. In Ramnagar, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Tourist Destination[edit]

Ramnagar is a place which is surrounded by forest, hills, mountains and in the centre there is temple which is known as "narmadeshwar raj shiw mandir" Someshwar hills, kailsah mountains range is also nice place to see.

How to reach[edit]

Ramnagar is well connected to City like Delhi and Mumbai by train. Ramnagar has a railway station as name "Harinagar" 12557/12558 Saptkranti SF exp connect this town to New Delhi ,Lucknow . 15273/15274 Satyagrah express also connect to Delhi . 15001/15002 doon express run via this town connected to Dehradun, Haridwar. 12538/12537 Manduwadih Express connect this town to Varanasi. 15211/5212 jan nayak express connect to Amritsar. Ramnagar is 18 km away from Narkatiyaganj junction which is connected to almost all part of india via rail. Ramnagar is 250 km away from Patna , nearest airport is Patna Airport.

Hospitals[edit]

Ramnagar is center for healthcare in not just west champaran district but also nepal and uttar pradesh. Dr. A. B. Pandey (Dermatologist) is much popular in both champaran district , Border area of Nepal and border area of uttar pradesh. Dr. Akhilesh giri , Dr. B C Kar , Dr. Azim are among most popular doctors in this town.

Business[edit]

Bhagat Singh chowk is the main market in this town. In Pharmacy Puja medical & General Stores which is located at bhagat singh chowk, Rani shati which is at Bela gola are main shops. In Apparels there is Iswari prasad Arun Kumar at bhagat singh chowk. Nokia telecom is also at bhagat singh chowk. Ram-Rahim market is also a main market which is at bhagat singh chowk beside State bank of india. There are 23 different shops at one place in Ram-rahim market.

Historic Places[edit]

Nandangarh which is known for "Ashok Pillar" is about 20 km away from this town. Bhitiyaharwa ashram where Gandhi ji started Satyagrah andolan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.