Narkatiaganj

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Narkatiaganj
नरकटियागंज
Town
Narkatiaganj is located in Bihar
Narkatiaganj
Narkatiaganj
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 27°06′29″N 84°27′50″E / 27.108°N 84.464°E / 27.108; 84.464Coordinates: 27°06′29″N 84°27′50″E / 27.108°N 84.464°E / 27.108; 84.464
Country  India
State Bihar
District West Champaran
Elevation 89 m (292 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 49,507
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 845455
Telephone code 06253
Lok Sabha constituency Valmiki Nagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Narkatiaganj
Website westchamparan.bih.nic.in

Narkatiaganj is a city and a notified area in West Champaran district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is a part of Tirhut Division, and situated 280 kilometres (170 mi) northwest of capital of the state, Patna.

Overview[edit]

Narkatiaganj is a subdivision region in West Champaran district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is situated 280 kilometres (170 mi) northwest of capital Patna.[2] Narkatiaganj block has twenty seven Panchayats.[3][4] The city is well connected by roads and railways to all major places of Bihar and neighbor states. It is situated on the Barauni–Gorakhpur, Raxaul and Jainagar railway lines.[5]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Narkatiaganj had a population of 49,507 in 9083 households. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 43%. Narkatiaganj has an average literacy rate of 65%, lower than the national average of 74%, male literacy is 57.65% and female literacy is 42.34%. In Narkatiaganj, 15.7% of the population is under 6 years of age.[6]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Narkatiaganj
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 22
(72)
27.2
(81)
31
(88)
37
(99)
34
(93)
36
(97)
33
(91)
34
(93)
33
(91)
33
(91)
30
(86)
25
(77)
37
(99)
Record low °C (°F) 7
(45)
9
(48)
12
(54)
23
(73)
23
(73)
26
(79)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
21
(70)
16
(61)
9
(48)
9
(48)
Source: [7]

Notable people[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

Nearby Narkatiaganj is the historical Chanaki Garh, which is said to be a palace of Chanakya in the region of Chandragupta Maurya of the Mauryan period.[8] An Iron Pillar (also known as Ashoka Stambha) representing the history of India and established by Ashoka, is another center of attraction.[9][10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Roshan Kumar (18 August 2014). "All roads lead to Narkatiaganj". The Telegraph. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "WEST CHAMPARAN DISTRICT AT A GLANCE". Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Panchayats of Narkatiaganj Block, West Champaran". Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "अभी खाली नहीं गोरखपुर-नरकटियागंज रूट". 27 August 2014. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Population Enumeration Data (Final Population)". Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "Narkatiaganj, Bihar Weather". Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "PLACES OF TOURIST & HISTORIC INTEREST". Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  9. ^ Upinder Singh (ed.). Delhi: Ancient History (illustrated ed.). Berghahn Books, 2007. p. 174. ISBN 9788187358299. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  10. ^ "Samastipur Division" (PDF). Retrieved 11 January 2014.