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Siswa Bazar

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Siswa Bazar
सिसवा बाजार
Village
Siswa Bazar is located in Uttar Pradesh
Siswa Bazar
Siswa Bazar
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°05′N 83°28′E / 27.09°N 83.46°E / 27.09; 83.46Coordinates: 27°05′N 83°28′E / 27.09°N 83.46°E / 27.09; 83.46
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
Division Gorakhpur
District MaharajGanj
Elevation 89 m (292 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,920
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 273153
Telephone code 915523
Vehicle registration UP
Sex ratio 1.07 /

Siswa Bazar in Devanagari is a small Indian town towards the east of the province of Uttar Pradesh in northern India, near the border with Nepal.

Name

The name of the town came from the market of Shessham trees which came from the rivers in Nepal. Hence, its original name was "Shesshamwa ke bazar", but over the years, it became known as Siswa Bazar.

Geography

Near the Nepal and Bihar border, Siswa Bazar is located at 27°05′N 83°28′E / 27.09°N 83.46°E / 27.09; 83.46.[1] It has an average elevation of 89 metres (295 feet).

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