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Barauni is an industrial town situated on the bank of the river Ganges in Begusarai district of the state of Bihar, India.

Barauni
town
Barauni is located in Bihar
Barauni
Barauni
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°27′58″N 85°59′13″E / 25.466°N 85.987°E / 25.466; 85.987Coordinates: 25°27′58″N 85°59′13″E / 25.466°N 85.987°E / 25.466; 85.987
CountryIndia
StateBihar
DistrictBegusarai
Population
 • Total71,660
Languages
 • OfficialMaithili, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

TransportEdit

RailwaysEdit

Barauni Junction is one of the important stations in Bihar. It is a junction and is connected to India's main cities of New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai via broad gauge routes. Barauni has two railway stations – I.) Barauni Junction (old) where trains from Patna side enter and reverse to proceed towards North East (exception is for trains coming from Samastipur side where reversal is not needed) and II.) Barauni Junction (new) at some distance in order to avoid reversal at the former. List of train that start/terminate at Barauni Junction are:[2]-

RoadsEdit

National Highway 28 starts at Barauni and National Highway 31 passes through the town. Both national highways have junctions here.

AirEdit

The nearest airport to Barauni is Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport in Patna, approximately 102 kilometres (63 mi) away.

PeopleEdit

See alsoEdit

Direction BoardEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Barauni City Population". Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Barauni". indianrailinfo.com.

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