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|Elevation||159 m (522 ft)|
|• Official||Maithili, Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Coastline||0 kilometres (0 mi)|
|Nearest city||Gaya, Kolkatta|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Gaya|
|Avg. summer temperature||30–48 °C (86–118 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||20–3 °C (68–37 °F)|
Barachatti is a block (Tehsil) in the Gaya district of Bihar, India. Barachatti contains 141 villages and 13 gram panchayat. Sarwan bazar is biggest and nimi is smallest village of barachatti. The total population in Barachatti sub district is 142,534 as per the survey of census during 2011 by Indian Government.There are 72,455 males (51%); There are 70,079 females (49%). Samta Devi is currunt MLA of barachatti.
Barachatti is located at an elevation of 159 m (522 ft) above sea level. It is situated 45 km towards South from District headquarters Gaya. 150 km from State capital Patna towards North. It is bounded by Chouparan Block towards East, Itkhori Block towards South, Fatehpur Block towards North, Mohanpur Block towards North. Bodh Gaya City, Gaya City, Sherghati City, Jhumri Tilaiya City are the nearby Cities to Barachatti.
The National Highway 2 Grand Trunk Road from Kolkata to Delhi passes through Barachatti. The nearest railway station is Gaya Junction 47 km from barachatti, which has trains to major destinations in India.The nearest airport is Gaya International Airport 40 km from barachatti.
Barachatti Bazar (Sanichhar Bazar) Sarwan Bazar (Mangal Bazar) is among the largest cattle markets in gaya situated at barachatti.mangal bazar runs every Tuesday. There are other markets in barachatti named as sobh bazar, bhadhya bazar and barachatti market. Balti & Jug market is the most famous market in Barachatti. This market is situated at the distance of 500 metres from Barachatti block office.
The literacy rate for the population was 47.52 per cent.Literates are 67,745 of which males are 39,891 and Females are 27,854. There are 7344,789 Illiterates in barachatti block. Schools and colleges include: -
* SVN ACADEMY BARACHATTI
- B.N.S. Public school
- Jeevan Deep Public school (Barachatti)
- S.S High School Barachatti
- Middle School, Barachatti
- Primary School Imamganj,Bhadeya
- Urdu Middle School, Bajarker.
- Middle School, Lahathua
- Sir Syed Memorial School, Karma, Bhadeya
- Sullebatta High School
- High School, Bumuar
- State Subsidised High School, Barrachatti
- Project Kanya High School, Barachatti
- B.N.S college (Sobh College), Mayapur
- Urdu Middle School, Bhadeya(Upgraded to 10+2)
- Bihar public School