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Rivilganj is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°47′N 84°40′E / 25.78°N 84.67°E / 25.78; 84.67Coordinates: 25°47′N 84°40′E / 25.78°N 84.67°E / 25.78; 84.67
Country  India
State Bihar
District Saran
Elevation 52 m (171 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 39,039
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-BR
Lok Sabha constituency Saran
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chapra

Rivilganj is a town and the oldest municipality in Saran district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Nagar Panchayat[edit]

The Nagar Panchayat of Rivilganj is the second oldest Nagar Panchayat of Bihar. The First Chairman was Rai Bahadur Tara Prasad Mukharji.


Rivilganj was the birthplace of Mata Anjana, the mother of Hanuman, the bhakt (devotee) of Rama. This place is also known for Ahilya Uddhar (absolution). A temple devoted to Maharishi Gautam, also known as Gautam Sthan is located at Godna Mathia locality. There is also an ashram of Shringi Rishi in the municipality.


Rivilganj is located at 25°47′N 84°40′E / 25.78°N 84.67°E / 25.78; 84.67.[2] It has an average elevation of 52 metres (170 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[3] Rivilganj had a population of 34,044. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%.


  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Revelganj
  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.