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Sultanganj is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°14′46″N 86°44′17″E / 25.246°N 86.738°E / 25.246; 86.738Coordinates: 25°14′46″N 86°44′17″E / 25.246°N 86.738°E / 25.246; 86.738
Country  India
State Bihar
District Bhagalpur
Population (2001)
 • Total 41,812
 • Official Angika Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 813213

Sultanganj is a city located in the Bhagalpur district of the Indian state of Bihar. It is situated on the south bank of Ganga river, 25 km west of Bhagalpur city at 25°14'23"N 86°43'48"E.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Sultanganj had a population of 41,812. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Sultanganj 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 Sultanganj, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Shravani Mela[edit]

Shravani Mela is a month-long festival which is celebrated in July - August of every year by devotees of Lord Shiva.[2][3]

EB Harris with the Sultanganj Buddha. 1861/1862

Hospitals in Sultanganj[edit]

  • Referral Hospital Sultanganj
  • Maheshwari Dental Care - Dr. Suman Saurabh
  • Matra Sewa Sadan - Dr. Mahanshari
  • Dr. Anjani Hospital
  • Ladis Hoapital
  • Dr. Sudhir Ranjan
  • Jeevan Jyoti

People from Sultanganj[edit]

  • Sanjay Jha, chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility