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Barbigha
बरबीघा
city
Barbigha is located in Bihar
Barbigha
Barbigha
Location in Bihar, India
 emergency ambulance number in barbigha=(102)
Coordinates: 25°07′55″N 85°26′17″E / 25.132°N 85.438°E / 25.132; 85.438Coordinates: 25°07′55″N 85°26′17″E / 25.132°N 85.438°E / 25.132; 85.438
Country  India
State Bihar
District Sheikhpura
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 38,258
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 811101
Telephone code 916341
Vehicle registration BR
Sex ratio 1000/898 /
Literacy 52.04%
Lok Sabha constituency Nawada
Vidhan Sabha constituency Barbigha(174)

Barbigha is a city and a notified area in the Sheikhpura district of Bihar, India.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 Indian census,[1] Barbigha had a population of more than 1.5 lacs. males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%. Barbigha had an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 63% of the males and 37% of females literate. 19% of the population was under 6 years of age.

The name is derived from the Hindi phrase: Barah Bigha, meaning "Twelve bigha". Barbigha has since grown to become the biggest town market of the Sheikhpura district, serving as a commercial market of the surrounding villages. Dr. Sri Krishan Singh (First chief minister of Bihar) was from Barbigha.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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Times of India
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:30:00 -0700

Meanwhile, on Sunday, a dilapidated bridge near Jana village under Asthawan PS area on NH-82 collapsed disrupting the movement of traffic from Biharsharif to Barbigha. The CMD said on Monday, a diversion will be built soon and the bridge would be ...
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