Kishanganj


Kishanganj

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Kishanganj | type = city | latd = 25.7 | longd = 86.95
locator_position = right | state_name = Bihar
district = Kishanganj
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altitude = 42
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 85,494| population_density =
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area_telephone = |STD Code 06456postal_code = |855107, 855108vehicle_code_range =
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Kishanganj is a city and a municipality in Kishanganj district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Geography

Kishanganj is located at coord|25.7|N|86.95|E| [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/34/Kishanganj.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kishanganj] ] . It has an average elevation of 42 metres (137 feet). The Ramzan river crosses through the middle of the town, which adds more attraction to the beauty of the city.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census [GR|India] , Kishanganj had a population of 85,494. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Kishanganj has an average literacy rate of 32%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 60%, and female literacy is 18%. In Kishanganj, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kishanganj also has the lowest female literacy rate in India. by Zeeshan Haider

Educational Institutions

There are many small and big institutions, but some of the well-known institutions are as follows:
* Inter High School, Dey Market

*Mata Gujari Memorial Medical College,and L.S.K hospital

*Bal Mandir Senior Secondary School,Caltex Chowk

*Insan School and College,Siksha Nagar

*Crescent Public School,Sir Sayed Nagar

*Marwari College,Lahra,Kishanganj

*Saint Xaviars School,Halim Chowk, Khagra
*Mehadul Uloom Madarsa,Khagra

*Shishu Niketan Senior Secondary School,Tegharia,Kishanganj

*Kendriya Vidyalaya,B.S.F,Kishanganj
*Oriental Public School,gattani complex
*Town Academy,Kishanganj
*Diamond Public School,Dakopara,Kishanganj

Transport

According the statistics Kishanganj has a major railhead which is connected to major cities and towns of India. Rajdhani Express which runs between Delhi and Guwahati has its stoppage in Kishanganj.

References


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