Pakri Barawan

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Pakri Barawan
Town
Pakri Barawan is located in Bihar
Pakri Barawan
Pakri Barawan
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 24°57′06″N 85°44′05″E / 24.9516193°N 85.7347475°E / 24.9516193; 85.7347475Coordinates: 24°57′06″N 85°44′05″E / 24.9516193°N 85.7347475°E / 24.9516193; 85.7347475
Country India
StateBihar
DistrictNawada
Elevation
68 m (223 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total68,780
 • Density376/km2 (970/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, English, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
805124
Telephone code06325
ISO 3166 codeIN-BR
Vehicle registrationBR-27
Sex ratio1000-948 /

Pakri Barawan (Hindi पकरीबरावां) is a town in the Nawada District of the Indian state of Bihar .

Geography[edit]

Pakribarawan (Hindi पकरीबरावां) is located at 25°01′N 85°38′E / 25.01°N 85.63°E / 25.01; 85.63 on Nawada-Jamui SH-8, 22 km from Nawada town. It comprises two Gram Panchayats: Pakribarawan Uttari (North) and Pakribarawan Dakshini (South).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Pakribarawan had population of 68,780.

In Pakribarawan, Female Sex Ratio is of 948 against state average of 918. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Pakribarawan is around 924 compared to Bihar state average of 935. Literacy rate of Pakribarawan town is 58.64% lesser than state average of 61.80%. In Pakribarwan, Male literacy is around 66.87% while female literacy rate is 49.64%.Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.58% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.02% of total population in Pakribarawan. [2] Hindi and Urdu are the main languages spoken in the area. Magahi Angika, Maithili and English are also used by some people.

Transport[edit]

The town is well connected by all other parts of the state by roadways.SH-8 passes through Pakribarawan Connecting Nawada and Jamui districts. NH-31 is just 22 km by road connecting Patna and Ranchi. The other areas connected by roads are Warisaliganj, Lakhisarai, Kawakole, Sheikhpura etc.Direct Buses for patna, Ranchi, Dhanbad, Tata, Kolkata, Ranchi are also available through various famous transport providers.Savari,maxi,Auto Rickshaws jhar-jharya and Thelas are major means of local transport within and around the area. By Air: The nearest airport from Pakri_barawan is Patna 102 km and Gaya 75 km international airports.

Administration[edit]

Pakribarawan is a Block Office headquarter of same named block. Pakribarawan falls under the jurisdiction of Warisaliganj Vidhan sabha and Nawada Lok Sabha constituency.

List of muhalla in the city of Pakri Barawan[edit]

  • Lohar tola, shiv mandir( MAHAKAL NAGAR)
  • Dostali Bigha
  • Gulzarbagh
  • AmanBagh अमन बाग
  • waris hayat mohallah
  • Koiri Tola
  • Pakri
  • ChamanBagh चमन बाग
  • Mustufa Nagar
  • Muhammad Pur
  • Rashool Nagar
  • Santi Nagar
  • Hanuman Nagar
  • Badi Talab
  • Azad Nagar
  • Chhoti Talab (Baghicha)
  • Musahar Toli
  • Babhan

List of Villages under Pakribarawan block[edit]

Akauna, Anjunar, Arsaniya, Asawan, Baliari,bajpur, Buzurg, Bardiha, Barhauna, Bazidpur, Belkhunda, Bhagwanpur, Khapura, Bihta, Budhauli, Datraul, Dhamaul, Dharahra, Dhewadha, Chhatarwar, Dhonrah, Diaura, Dola, Dumrawan, Dumri, Gulni, Hasna, Hathiauri, Hunrarahi, Iruri, Jalpar, Jamhariya, JasatJiuri, Kachna, Kapsandi, Kawala, Keshori, Kharant, Kunanpur, Kurhaita, Lilo, Lodipur, Madhepur, Maheshpur, Marawa, Meghipur, Mehdipur, Nejai, Odhpura, Parariya, Poksi, Rayees, Rampur, Rewar, Rohuwa, Semariya, Senduara,Tapsipur Shamdewa, Tanpura, Thalpos, Tirwa, Turkban, Ukaura, Wairani SudanPur.

Education[edit]

There are Govt. Middle School ,High School and so many colleges are available for Graduate Level studies in the town.There are also many private schools following the pattern of CBSE.The famous Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of Nawada district is also located at Rewar which is just 3 km from the town.

Economy[edit]

The market consists of big and small merchants mostly visited by farmers and near by villages.A famous tasty sweet, called Wara(Bara)is prepared only in Pakri_Barawan.

Notables[edit]

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