Khagaria

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Khagaria
खगड़िया
city
Khagaria is located in Bihar
Khagaria
Khagaria
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°30′30″N 86°28′27″E / 25.50833°N 86.47417°E / 25.50833; 86.47417Coordinates: 25°30′30″N 86°28′27″E / 25.50833°N 86.47417°E / 25.50833; 86.47417
Country  India
State Bihar
District Khagaria
District 10 May 1981
Area
 • Total 1,485.8 km2 (573.7 sq mi)
Elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 49,406
 • Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 851204
Website http://www.khagaria.bih.nic.in/

Khagaria is a city in India, and the administrative headquarters of Khagaria district. Khagaria is a part of Munger division. It is located at 25°30′N 86°29′E / 25.5°N 86.48°E / 25.5; 86.48 and has an average elevation of 36 metres (118 feet). The Khagaria Junction railway station serves the city.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 India census, Khagaria had a population of 49,406 with a literacy rate of 71%[1] As of 2001 India census,[2] Khagaria had a population of 45,126. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Khagaria has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 58%. In Khagaria, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search Details". Census of India. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.