Bhimnagar, Supaul

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Bhimnagar is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°30′51″N 86°57′39″E / 26.51417°N 86.96083°E / 26.51417; 86.96083
Country  India
State Bihar
District Supaul
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Supaul
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chhatapur)

Bhimnagar is a village in Basantpur tehsil of Supaul district in the Indian state of Bihar, south of the Koshi Barrage, near the India-Nepal border. The village has more than 20 hours power supply through Kattaiah power house. Bhimnagar is advanced in education with an 83% literacy rate. It has a Primary Hospital which is now used as Sadar Aspatal. It has been a known place for sports like cricket, Football, Badminton and many other sports.[1] Bhimnagar was greatly impacted by the 2008 Bihar flood of the Kosi River.


NH 106 passes through Bhimnagar.

Bhimnagar is on India's northern border with Sunsari District, Koshi Zone, Nepal with a border crossing to Setobandha village and the (east-west) Mahendra Highway, plus a customs checkpoint for goods. Indian and Nepalese nationals cross without restriction.


  1. ^ "Bhimnagar". One Five Nine. Retrieved 2012-01-12.