Tehsils/Talukas in Sheikhpura district:

Sheikhpura district map:

About Sheikhpura district:

Sheikhpura is a district in Bihar state, India. The total area of the district is 689 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 634927 living in houses, among them male population is 329593 and female population is 305334. Sex ratio of the district is 930 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 63.86%.

Sheikhpura district vehicle registration code is BR 52. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Sheikhpura.

Important Festivals of the district:

Dala Chhath, Deepawali (Diwali), Shravani Mela, Teej, Chitragupta Puja, Bihula-Bishari, Sonepur cattle fair, Saraswati Puja, Holi, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha, Muharram, Ram Navami, Rath yatra, Rakshabandhan, Maha Shivaratri, Durga Puja are the major festivals celebrated in Sheikhpura district.

Sheikhpura Cuisine:

Aloo gobi, Anarsa, Balushahi, Bhurta, Chaat, Chapati, Chinese bhel, Dahi vada, Dal, Gajar ka halwa, Ghugni, Gulab jamun, Handia, Kachori, Kheer, Mattar paneer, Okhlee, Pakora, Paratha, Rumali Roti, Saag, Sattu, Thekua, Tilkut, Vegetable tarkari are few of the many varieties of Sheikhpura.

Top tourist places in Sheikhpura:

Places of interest in Sheikhpura:

Durga sthan, raj talkies, gaurakshni shivalaya, surya mandir, pinki talkies, shiv temple, anuraag cinema, baqra mandir, veldaripar temple, maa ashthan mandir are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Rice, Wheat, Maize, turmeric, urad, moong, gram, peas, lentils, khesaria are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Hotels in Sheikhpura:

  • Hotel Ashoka,Sheikhpura, Bihar 811105

Theatres in Sheikhpura district:

  • Arjun Talkies - Main road, Barbigha
  • Roopmahal Talkies - Chandni Chauk, Sheikhpura

Demographics:

Blocks/Mandals in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Ariari 112,070 58,009 54,061
Barbigha 90,092 46,365 43,727
Chewara 73,267 37,362 35,905
Ghat Kusumbha 48,346 25,068 23,278
Sheikhpura 136,084 70,367 65,717
Shekhopur Sarai 67,481 35,189 32,292
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 2
2 Bank Of Baroda 1
3 Canara Bank 7
4 Central Bank Of India 1
5 IDBI Bank 1
6 Indian Bank 1
7 State Bank Of India 1
8 Syndicate Bank 1
9 UCO Bank 1