Buxar

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This article is about the municipality in India. For its namesake district, see Buxar district.
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 1,707,643
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,700/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.

Demography[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Buxar had a population of 1707643. 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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of Buxar". Census of India. Retrieved 9 December 2013.