Silao, Nalanda

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Silao Nalanda

Silao
city of sweets
Silao Nalanda is located in Bihar
Silao Nalanda
Silao Nalanda
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°04′52″N 85°25′41″E / 25.081°N 85.428°E / 25.081; 85.428Coordinates: 25°04′52″N 85°25′41″E / 25.081°N 85.428°E / 25.081; 85.428
Country India
StateBihar
DistrictNalanda
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total25,618
Languages
 • OfficialMagadhi, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-BR

Silao is a city and a notified area in Nalanda district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is known for the excellent Khaja made by its Halwais. It is also the headquarters of a Block, a small administrative unit, by the same name.

Geography[edit]

Silao is located at 25°04′52″N 85°25′41″E / 25.081°N 85.428°E / 25.081; 85.428. It has an average elevation of 60 metres (196 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Silao had a population of 20,177. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Silao has an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 60%, and female literacy is 43%. In Silao, 19% of the population is under 6 years of ag

Economy[edit]

Banks

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Madhya Bihar Gramin Bank
  • State Bank of India
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Sub Post Office
  • Kisan market, silao
  • Union Bank of India

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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