Sheikhpura

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Sheikhpura
city
Sheikhpura is located in Bihar
Sheikhpura
Sheikhpura
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°08′25″N 85°51′03″E / 25.14028°N 85.85083°E / 25.14028; 85.85083Coordinates: 25°08′25″N 85°51′03″E / 25.14028°N 85.85083°E / 25.14028; 85.85083
Country  India
State Bihar
District Sheikhpura
Population (2011)
 • Total 62,927
Languages
 • Official Magahi, Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 811105
Telephone code 06341
Website Sheikhpura district website

Sheikhpura is a city and a municipality in Sheikhpura district in the Indian state of Bihar. Sheikhpura is also an administrative headquarter of Sheikhpura district.

Demographics[edit]

Sheikhpura map.jpg

As per 2011 Census of India Sheikhpura town population was 62,927 of which male and female population was 33,137 and 29,790 respectively. Population of children of age 0 - 6 years was 10,983. The literacy rate was 69.04% of the population over 6 years. The sex ratio was 899 females per thousand males. Sheikhpura Nagar Parishad has total administration over 10,181 houses to which it supplies basic amenities.[1]

Transport[edit]

The Town is well connected by Road and railways, the nearest Airport to sheikhpura is Patna Airport.

Roadways[edit]

The town is located on National Highway 333A, and is well connected by road to major hubs in the region with frequent bus service.

Railways[edit]

Sheikhpura Railway Station is located on the broad gauge line connecting Kiul and Gaya. The town is served by a direct daily train to Kolkata, and a weekly service to Guwahati via Bhagalpur. The state capital Patna could be reached through a stop-over at Kiul from where rest of India is well connected. Sheikhpura district came in effect on year 1988 by Bihar first CM - Dr. Krishna Sir but Railways station was established by British Colonial administration during year 1879 almost after Luckhisarai Station on main line of Delhi-Howrah route for connectivity of Gaya line route.

Postal code[edit]

PIN code of Sheikhpura post office is 811105.[2] Postal code for mehus village is 811102.

See also[edit]

Munger District

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sheikhpura town census 2011". Retrieved 25 Nov 2016. 
  2. ^ "Sheikhpura PIN code". Retrieved 25 Nov 2016.