Barauni

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Barauni
town
Barauni is located in Bihar
Barauni
Barauni
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°27′58″N 85°59′13″E / 25.466°N 85.987°E / 25.466; 85.987Coordinates: 25°27′58″N 85°59′13″E / 25.466°N 85.987°E / 25.466; 85.987
Country India
State Bihar
District Begusarai
Population [1]
 • Total 71,660
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Barauni is an industrial town situated on the bank of the river Ganges in Begusarai district of the state of Bihar, India.

Transport[edit]

Railways[edit]

Barauni Junction is one of the important stations in Bihar. It is a junction and is connected to India's main cities of New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai via broad gauge routes. It is the gateway to North Eastern India as it connects the North-East States with the rest of the country.[citation needed] Barauni has two railway stations – I.) Barauni Junction (old) where trains from Patna side enter and reverse to proceed towards North East (exception is for trains coming from Samastipur side where reversal is not needed) and II.) Barauni Junction (new) at some distance in order to avoid reversal at the former. List of train that start/terminate at Barauni Junction are:[2]-

Roads[edit]

National Highway 28 starts at Barauni and National Highway 31 passes through the town. Both national highways have junctions here.

Air[edit]

The nearest airport to Barauni is Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport in Patna, approximately 102 kilometres (63 mi) away.

People[edit]

See also[edit]

Direction Board[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barauni City Population". Retrieved 17 Nov 2015. 
  2. ^ "Barauni". indianrailinfo.com. 

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