Pilibanga

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Pilibanga
Town
Pilibanga is located in Rajasthan
Pilibanga
Pilibanga
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 29°29′20″N 74°04′29″E / 29.488802°N 74.074802°E / 29.488802; 74.074802Coordinates: 29°29′20″N 74°04′29″E / 29.488802°N 74.074802°E / 29.488802; 74.074802
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictHanumangarh
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total37,288
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
335803
Telephone code01508

Pilibanga (also spelt as Pilibangan) is a town and a municipality in Hanumangarh district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Geography[edit]

Pilibanga is located at 29°27′N 74°05′E / 29.45°N 74.08°E / 29.45; 74.08.[2] It has an average elevation of 173 m (568 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Pilibanga had a population of 33,607. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Pilibanga has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 48%. In Pilibanga, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Auto rickshaws And Cycle rickshaws are majorly used for internal transport.

Pilibangan is well connected with road and is linked directly to Delhi, Jaipur, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Sikar, Karnal, Haridwar, Bathinda, Ambala, Jodhpur and many other cities. Nation Highway 15 passes through Pilibangan. Pilibangan has daily train services to Delhi via Bhatinda, Ahmedabad via Jodhpur and Jaipur via Bikaner.

Nearest Airport to Pilibangan is 58Km away in Sri_Ganganagar, Lalgarh Airport served by Supreme_Airlines. Supreme_Airlines has twice a day scheduled services to State capital Jaipur from Sri Ganganagar.[4] The next nearest airport are Bathinda Airport and Bikaner Airport which has flights to New Delhi and Jaipur.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pilibangan
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ "Aviation: First Jaipur-Sri Ganganagar flight flagged off by Rajasthan CM Raje". Zee Business. Retrieved 15 July 2018.