Mohania

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Mohania
मोहनिया
city
Clockwise from top: Mundeshwari Gate with NH 2, BBU Railway Station and NH 30
Clockwise from top: Mundeshwari Gate with NH 2, BBU Railway Station and NH 30
Mohania is located in Bihar
Mohania
Mohania
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°10′04″N 83°37′08″E / 25.16778°N 83.61889°E / 25.16778; 83.61889Coordinates: 25°10′04″N 83°37′08″E / 25.16778°N 83.61889°E / 25.16778; 83.61889
Country  India
State Bihar
District Kaimur (Bhabua)
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,507
Languages
 • Official Bhojpuri, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 821109
Telephone code 91-6187
Vehicle registration BR-45
Website kaimur.bih.nic.in

Mohania is a city in Kaimur district in the Indian state of Bihar. It serves as headquarters for the Mohania sub-division in Kaimur district. It is 17 km by road north of the city of Bhabua, at the intersection of National Highway 2 and State Highway 14. National Highway 30 originates from Mohania.

Mohania is the hub of transport routes in Kaimur district. The famous temple Mundeshawari Devi is situated in Kaimur district. The city is on the bank of Durgavati River in south.

Geography and climate[edit]

Geography[edit]

Mohania has an average elevation of 76 metres (249 feet). Mohania is divided into wards. Here is the ancient famous Satti Devi mandir near railway station, White Hanuman mandir. Hanuman mandir is the biggest temple at station road. Here is a beautiful stadium near M.P. College. In the south, there is a river called Durgauti. Mohania is the hub of transport routes in Kaimur district. The famous temple Mundeshawari Devi is situated in Kaimur district. The route for this temple goes through Mohania. Public Transport or hired vehicles are available for the temple Mundeshwari Devi from Railway Station (Bhabua Road) or Bus stand on NH-2.
There is a waterfall Telhar, approx 50 km in south.

Climate[edit]

Mohania experiences a humid subtropical climate with large variations between summer and winter temperatures. The temperature ranges between 22 and 46 °C (72 and 115 °F) in the summers. Winters in Mohania see very large diurnal variations, with warm days and downright cold nights. The dry summer starts in April and lasts until June, followed by the monsoon season from July to October. Vk Cold waves from the Himalayan region cause temperatures to dip across the city in the winter from December to February and temperatures below 5 °C (41 °F) are not uncommon. Fog is common in the winters, while hot dry winds, called loo, blow in the summers. The average annual rainfall is 1,110 mm (44 in).[1][2]

Climate data for Mohania
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 23
(74)
26.6
(79.8)
32.6
(90.7)
37.9
(100.2)
40.8
(105.5)
38.4
(101.2)
33.1
(91.6)
31.6
(88.9)
32
(90)
32.1
(89.7)
27.9
(82.3)
24
(75.2)
31.67
(89.09)
Average low °C (°F) 18.7
(65.6)
8.6
(47.5)
11
(51.8)
21
(70)
25.5
(77.9)
26.8
(80.3)
25.2
(77.3)
24.6
(76.2)
23.6
(74.5)
19.7
(67.5)
14.3
(57.7)
9
(48.2)
19
(66.21)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 20.2
(0.795)
20.7
(0.815)
14.2
(0.559)
6.6
(0.26)
11.1
(0.437)
116.3
(4.579)
298.2
(11.74)
329
(12.95)
181.5
(7.146)
45.2
(1.78)
11.5
(0.453)
3.6
(0.142)
1,057.9
(41.65)
[citation needed]

Transport[edit]

Mohania is well connected by air, rail and road with the major Indian cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Jaipur, Patna, Jamshedpur, Hydrabad etc. The town is 776 km from Delhi, 1240 km from Secunderabad. One of the major factors in Mohania's sustained existence as an inhabited city is its role as an established transportation hub between different cities. It is subdivisional town in Kaimur district. The district headquarters, Bhabua, is 14 km southward from the railway station.

Road[edit]

The town is 180 km from Patna and 60 km from Varanasi by road There are also a few State Highways in the city SH-14.
Mohania is connected to Buxar via Ramgarh from the south and with Bhabua (district capital, Audhaura, Bhagwanpur) from the south.

Railway[edit]

The name of the railway station of Mohania is Bhabua Road railway station, situated on Howrah–Gaya–Mughalsarai–New Delhi Grand Cord line. The station code is "BBU".

Airport[edit]

Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi, commonly known as Babatpur Airport, is the nearest airport, 71 km from Mohania. All the major domestic Indian carriers, including Air India, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, Spicejet, and international carriers like Air India, Mihin Lanka, Thai Airways International, Korean Air and Naaz Airlines, operate from here. The Airport handled more than 5.50 lakh passengers per year.

Education[edit]

Colleges[edit]

  • Maharana Pratap College, including B.Ed
  • Primary Teacher Training College
  • Mahila College, Darwa

School[edit]

  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Chaurasia, Ramgarh Road
  • Sharda Brajraj High School (Govt), Station Road
  • Project Santi Balika High School (Govt), Station Road
  • Sanskrit School (Govt), Kachahari Road
  • DAV School, Ratwar
  • Primary Teacher Training College (Govt), Darwa
  • RBS School, Durga Paraw
  • Point Education, Railway Crossing
  • Navdeep Academy, Darwa
  • Urdu School, Sabji Mandi
  • Sanjivani Public School & Hostel
  • Jyoti Niketan School, GT Road
  • Mother Sakuntala School, GT Road
  • Adarsh School, Darwa
  • SPPS School, Station Road
  • TPS School
  • Manas Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Near Bus Stand
  • Khushi Kids Play School, Shiv Pur Colony
  • Bachpan Kids Play School, GT Road
  • Indian Public School, Shivpur Colony
  • AKI Vidyalaya
  • Secondary School Bhokhari
  • Krishna Play School, Shivpur Colony, GT Road
  • Government Primary School Anantpur
  • Bachpan Play School, Near Bihar Mill

Near By

  • Vishwanath Inter College (Govt), Mujan
  • Sewa Niketan High School (Govt), Barhuli
  • Shri Krishna High School (Govt), Mujan
  • Bhagwat High School (Govt), Bamhour
  • JC High School (Govt), Khajara Bahadura
  • Maharshi Goutam Sanskrit High School, Pusuali
  • Adarsh High School (Govt), Barupar
  • Jayram Churaman Adarsh High School, Choursia

Institute[edit]

  • Khushi Computer Institute of Higher Education, GT Road
  • TEDAP (Trust for Edupreneurship Development and promotion)
  • Ranjanguru Institute of Information Technology
  • IR Classes of Information, GT road

Worship places[edit]

  • Mahawir Swet Mandir (Hanuman), Chandani Chowk
  • Mahawir Swet Mandir (Hanuman), Station Road
  • Sati Mandir, Station Road
  • Kali Mandir, Near DAV School
  • Sahid Baba, near NH 30, GT road
  • Mosque-1, Sabji Madi
  • Mosque-2, Sabji Madi Railway crossing
  • Noori Shahi Masjid (Mosque-3), Barkat nagar

Other[edit]

Bank[edit]

Misc[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Today’s forecasts and Hourly forecasts for Mohania, BR, Bihar, IN, India". The Weather Channel. Retrieved 2015-06-24. 
  2. ^ [1]