Thakurganj

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Thakurganj
ठाकुरगंज
Town
Thakurganj is located in Bihar
Thakurganj
Thakurganj
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°27′N 88°08′E / 26.45°N 88.13°E / 26.45; 88.13Coordinates: 26°27′N 88°08′E / 26.45°N 88.13°E / 26.45; 88.13
Country  India
State Bihar
District Kishanganj
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,288
Languages
 • Official Hindi[citation needed]
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kishanganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Thakurganj

Thakurganj is a town and a notified area in Kishanganj district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Geography[edit]

Thakurganj is located at 26°27′N 88°08′E / 26.45°N 88.13°E / 26.45; 88.13.[1] It has an average elevation of 82 metres (269 feet). It touches Nepal, West Bengal, Kishanganj and Bahadurganj borders.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Thakurganj had a population of 15,288. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Thakurganj has an average literacy rate of 60%, little bit higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 44%. In Thakurganj, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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