Silao, Nalanda

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Silao Nalanda

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
60 m (200 ft)
 • Total25,618
 • 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.


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).


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



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


  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.

See also[edit]