Barahiya

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Barhiya
town
Barhiya is located in Bihar
Barhiya
Barhiya
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°17′00″N 86°02′00″E / 25.2833°N 86.0333°E / 25.2833; 86.0333Coordinates: 25°17′00″N 86°02′00″E / 25.2833°N 86.0333°E / 25.2833; 86.0333
Country  India
State Bihar
Division Munger
District Lakhisarai
Population (2011)
 • Total 64,987
Languages
 • Official MaghiHindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Barhiya is a town and a municipality in Lakhisarai district in the state of Bihar, India. It has a total population of 64,987. It lies on the southern bank of the Ganges, about 120 km east of Patna

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Barahiya had a population of 39,745. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Barahiya has an average literacy rate of 53% which is well below the national average of 59.5%; with 61% of the males and 39% of females literate. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Barhiya is connected to major cities of India by the Delhi-Kolkata Main Line, as it falls on the Mugalsarai-Patna route which runs along the historic Grand Trunk road.[2]

External links[edit]

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. 
  2. ^ "About District". Official District website. Retrieved 15 April 2012.