Jainagar, Bihar

Jainagar (also spelled as Jaynagar) is a town and a notified area of Madhubani district in Bihar, India. It is situated on the holy Kamala River and has road and rail connections to Bihar's main cities Patna and to Nepal. The Jainagar is connected by Nepal Railways to Janakpur in Nepal. The local language is Maithili.

As of 2011 India census,[1] Jainagar had a population of 1,77,556. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jainagar has an average literacy rate of 58%, slightly below the national average of 74.04%. Male literacy is 98%, and female literacy is 88%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Jainagar is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°35′33″N 86°08′14″E / 26.59250°N 86.13722°ECoordinates: 26°35′33″N 86°08′14″E / 26.59250°N 86.13722°E
Country India
State Bihar
District Madhubani
Elevation 77 m (253 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 177,556
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 847226
Telephone code +91 6246
ISO 3166 code IN-BR
Vehicle registration BR32
Lok Sabha constituency Madhubani
Vidhan Sabha constituency Khajauli
Website www.jaynagarnews.com


  1. ^ "Towns & villages of Jainagar CD block in Madhubani district of Bihar, India". Census2011.co.in. Retrieved 2017-03-12.

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