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|Seat||Sheikhpura Municipal Council|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Website||Sheikhpura district website|
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.
The town is located on National Highway 333A, and is well connected by road to major hubs in the region with frequent bus service.
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. Very recently the Fatuha-Islampur and Bakhtiyarpur-Rajgir branch lines have been connected with this route. Extension of passenger services to inter-link Sheikhpura with Hilsa, Bihar|Hilsa and Bihar Sharif is expected very soon. And SHEIKHPURA Station Known as SHEIKHPURA JN