Bhimnagar, Supaul

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Bhimnagar
भीमनगर
Village
Bhimnagar is located in Bihar
Bhimnagar
Bhimnagar
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)
Languages
 • 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.

Transport[edit]

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.

References[edit]

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