Jainagar, Bihar

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Jainagar
Town
Jainagar is located in Bihar
Jainagar
Jainagar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°35′33″N 86°08′14″E / 26.59250°N 86.13722°E / 26.59250; 86.13722Coordinates: 26°35′33″N 86°08′14″E / 26.59250°N 86.13722°E / 26.59250; 86.13722
Country India
State Bihar
District Madhubani district
Elevation 77 m (253 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 177,556
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 847226
Telephone code +91-6246
ISO 3166 code IN-BR
Vehicle registration BR32
Lok Sabha constituency Madhubani
Vidhan Sabha constituency Khajauli
Website www.jaynagarnews.com

Jainagar is a town and a notified area in Madhubani district, Bihar State, India. It is situated on the holy Kamala River and has road and rail connections to India's main cities and to Nepal. The Jainagar is connected by Nepal Railways to Janakpur in Nepal. The local language is Maithili.

As of 2011 India census,[1] Jainagar had a population of 1,77,556. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jainagar has an average literacy rate of 58%, slightly below the national average of 74.04%. Male literacy is 98%, and female literacy is 88%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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