Gopalganj, Bihar

For other uses, see Gopalganj (disambiguation).
गोपालगंज
Gopalganj
Town
गोपालगंज is located in Bihar
गोपालगंज
गोपालगंज
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°28′N 84°26′E / 26.47°N 84.43°E / 26.47; 84.43
Country  India
State Bihar
District Gopalganj
Elevation 66 m (217 ft)
Languages
 • Official Bhojpuri, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 841428
Lok Sabha constituency Gopalganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Gopalganj
Website [www.gopalganj.bih.nic.in]

Gopalganj is a town, municipality and headquarters of Gopalganj district in the Indian state of Bihar. Modern District of Gopalganj was established on October 2, 1973.[citation needed]

Geography

Gopalganj district covers 2,033 square kilometres (785 sq mi) in area and ranks as the 26th largest district in the state of Bihar. The district is mostly plains and fertile land. In the district's western part, the Gandak river flows southwards. It is located at 26°28′N 84°26′E / 26.47°N 84.43°E / 26.47; 84.43, [1] at an average elevation of 66 metres (217 ft).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Gopalganj had a population of 54,418.

References

See also