Banka, Bihar

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Banka
City
Banka is located in Bihar
Banka
Banka
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 24°53′N 86°55′E / 24.88°N 86.92°E / 24.88; 86.92Coordinates: 24°53′N 86°55′E / 24.88°N 86.92°E / 24.88; 86.92
Country India
StateBihar
DivisionBhagalpur
DistrictBanka
Elevation
79 m (259 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total44,1,977
 • Rank227
Languages
 • OfficialAngika, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
813102
Telephone code91 6424
ISO 3166 codeIN-BR
Vehicle registrationBR-51
Sex ratio1.17 /
Websitewww.banka.bih.nic.in

Banka is a town and a municipality serving as headquarters of the Banka district in the state of Bihar, India. The Hindi meaning of banka is "brave".

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Banka had a population of 35,416, with 54% males and 46% females. The average literacy rate was 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%, with 61% of the males and 39% of females literate; 16% of the population was under 6 years of age.

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.