Chhapra

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Chhapra
City
Rajendra Sarowar
Rajendra Sarowar
Chhapra is located in India
Chhapra
Chhapra
Chhapra is located in Bihar
Chhapra
Chhapra
Location of Chhapra in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°47′05″N 84°43′39″E / 25.7848°N 84.7274°E / 25.7848; 84.7274Coordinates: 25°47′05″N 84°43′39″E / 25.7848°N 84.7274°E / 25.7848; 84.7274
Country  India
State Bihar
Region Kosala
Division Saran
District Saran
Ward 45 wards
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Body Chhapra Municipal Corporation
 • Mayor yet to be elected
 • Municipal commissioner Yet to be Elected
Area
 • Urban 38.26 km2 (14.77 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 36 m (118 ft)
Population (2011)
 • City 201,598
 • Urban 249,556
Demonym(s) Chhaprahvi
Languages
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode(s) 841 301, 841 302
Area code(s) +91-6152
Vehicle registration BR 04
Sex ratio 899 (females per 1000 males)[2] /
Literacy 78.30%
Lok Sabha constituencies Saran
Vidhan Sabha constituencies Chapra (118)
Planning agency Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation
Avg. annual temperature 26 °C (79 °F)
Avg. summer temperature 32 °C (90 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)
Website saran.bih.nic.in
chapra.biharurban.in

Chhapra (also written Chapra) is a city and headquarters of the Saran district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is situated near the junction of the Ghaghara River and the Ganges River.

Chhapra grew in importance as a river-based market in the 18th century when the Dutch,[3][4] French, Portuguese, and English established saltpeter refineries in the area. It was recognized as a municipality in 1864.[citation needed] The city has major rail and road connections with the rest of India and a distance of few minutes from Uttar Pradesh by Train. There is a well known[5] shakti peeth temple in Chhapra named Ambika Bhavani.

Geography[edit]

Thana Chowk
Rajendra Sarovar

Chhapra is located at 25°47′05″N 84°43′39″E / 25.7848°N 84.7274°E / 25.7848; 84.7274.[6] It has an average elevation of 36 metres (118 ft).

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Chhapra
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 23.1
(73.6)
25.8
(78.4)
31.0
(87.8)
35.1
(95.2)
35.0
(95)
34.9
(94.8)
32.5
(90.5)
32.8
(91)
32.5
(90.5)
31.6
(88.9)
29.0
(84.2)
24.8
(76.6)
30.68
(87.22)
Average low °C (°F) 9.2
(48.6)
11.0
(51.8)
15.1
(59.2)
19.1
(66.4)
21.2
(70.2)
22.9
(73.2)
23.8
(74.8)
24.2
(75.6)
23.8
(74.8)
21.2
(70.2)
15.8
(60.4)
10.6
(51.1)
18.18
(64.72)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 13.0
(0.512)
14.0
(0.551)
9.0
(0.354)
29.0
(1.142)
76.0
(2.992)
139.0
(5.472)
353.0
(13.898)
254.0
(10)
193.0
(7.598)
73.0
(2.874)
6.0
(0.236)
7.0
(0.276)
97.17
(3.8256)
Source: Accuweather[7]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 census, Chapra Urban Agglomeration had a population of 212,955.[8] Chapra Urban Agglomeration includes Chapra (Nagar Panchayat) and Sandha (Census Town).[9] chapra Nagar Panchayat had a total population of 201,597, out of which 106,250 were males and 95,347 were females. It had a sex ratio of 897. The population below 5 years was 27,668. The literacy rate of Chhapra was 81.30 per cent as 2011.[10]

Education[edit]

  • Jai Prakash University
  • Loknayak Jai Prakash Institute Of Technology,Saran[11]
  • Rajendra College
  • Jila School(Dr.Rajendra Prasad is Alumni)
  • Bishweshwar Seminary.
  • RAM JAIPAL COLLEGE.
  • Rajput High School
  • Saran Academy School
  • Brahman High School
  • Rajendra Collegiate
  • Jagdam College
  • Radiance Institute Of IT & Management (RIIM)
  • Sadhu Lal Prithvi Chand High School & College, Sidhi Ghat Chapra
  • Sant Jaleshwar Academy Bara Louwa Baniapur
  • J M HIGH SCHOOL RAIPURA SARAN
  • TAPESHWAR SINGH COLLEGE CHAPRA SARAN
  • S D S COLLEGE CHAPRA SARAN
  • PT JAWAHAR LAL NEHRU COLLEGE MARHOWRA SARAN

Gallery[edit]

People from Chhapra[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CPRS Patna About Us". CRPS. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference UA1Lakhandabove was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ Atlas of Mutual Heritage
  4. ^ Atlas of Mutual Heritage
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Chapra
  7. ^ "Accuweather: Weather for Chhapra, India". Accuweather. 2011.  Retrieved on November 22, 2011.
  8. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  9. ^ "Constituents of urban Agglomerations Having Population 1 Lakh & above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  10. ^ "Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  11. ^ Template:Www.lnjpitchapra.org

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