Siwan, Bihar

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Siwan
City
Nickname(s): Ali Ganj
Siwan is located in Bihar
Siwan
Siwan
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°13′N 84°22′E / 26.22°N 84.36°E / 26.22; 84.36Coordinates: 26°13′N 84°22′E / 26.22°N 84.36°E / 26.22; 84.36
Country  India
State Bihar
District Siwan
Government
 • Type J D U
Elevation 77 m (253 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi and Bhojpuri
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Pin Code 841226-841227
Lok Sabha constituency Siwan
Vidhan Sabha constituency Siwan
Website http://www.siwan.bih.nic.in/

Siwan is a city and the district headquarters of the Siwan district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Geography[edit]

Siwan (the old name Aligunj) is located at 26°13′N 84°22′E / 26.22°N 84.36°E / 26.22; 84.36.[1] It has an average elevation of 77 metres (252 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Siwan had a population of 3,318,176. Males constitute 50.4% of the population and females 49.6%. Siwan has a literacy rate of 72%, higher than the state average of 63.8%: male literacy is 82.8%, and female literacy is 60.4%.

People from Siwan[edit]

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