Buxar

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Buxar
बक्सर
City
Buxar is located in Bihar
Buxar
Buxar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°33′38″N 83°58′50″E / 25.56049°N 83.98054°E / 25.56049; 83.98054Coordinates: 25°33′38″N 83°58′50″E / 25.56049°N 83.98054°E / 25.56049; 83.98054
Country  India
State Bihar
District Buxar
Area
 • Total 1,620 km2 (630 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 102,861
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 802101
Telephone code 06183
Vehicle registration Br-44
Website buxar.bih.nic.in

Buxar is a city in the state of Bihar in the eastern part of India bordering eastern Uttar Pradesh. It is the headquarters of Buxar District. The Battle of Buxar and Battle of Chausa were fought in the vicinity.[1][2][3]

Demography[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[4] Buxar had a population of 102,861. Males constitute 52.65% of the population and females 47.35%. Buxar has an average literacy rate of 79.77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 87% and female literacy of 65%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1911 11,309 —    
1921 10,098 −10.7%
1931 13,449 +33.2%
1941 14,879 +10.6%
1951 18,087 +21.6%
1961 23,068 +27.5%
1971 31,691 +37.4%
1981 42,952 +35.5%
1991 55,753 +29.8%
2001 83,168 +49.2%
2011 102,861 +23.7%
"District Census Handbook Part A - Buxar" (PDF). Census of India. p. 731. 

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