Samastipur

Samastipur is a city and a municipality (nagar parishad) in Bihar, India. It is the headquarters of Samastipur district. The Burhi Gandak River flows through the town.

Samastipur
City
Samastipur is located in Bihar
Samastipur
Samastipur
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°51′47″N 85°46′52″E / 25.862931°N 85.781064°ECoordinates: 25°51′47″N 85°46′52″E / 25.862931°N 85.781064°E
Country India
State Bihar
Region Mithila
District Samastipur
Parliamentary constituency Samastipur
Assembly constituency Samastipur
Population (2011)
 • Total 97,201
Time zone UTC+5.30 (IST)
PIN 848101
Area code(s) STD Code 06274
Vehicle registration BR-33
Website samastipur.bih.nic.in

Demographics

As of 2011 census, Samastipur had a population of 42,61,566.[1]

Education

Samastipur has several schools and colleges. Most of the colleges are affiliated to the Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga. IGNOU has several study centres in Samastipur.[2] The Rajendra Agricultural University is located near the town, in Pusa. Recently government of Bihar setup Kameshwar Narayan Singh Govt. polytechnic college. This is the first technical school in Samastipur district.

Political Parties

Notable people

References

  1. ^ Samastipur District : Census 2011 data
  2. ^ http://rcdarbhanga.ignou.ac.in/studycentre/centre/6

External links

http://www.knsgovtpolytechnic.org {KNS GOVT. POLYTECHNIC OFFICIAL WEBSITE}

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