SFD Report Buxar India

November 05, 2018

Buxar city is situated on the banks of River Ganga in the state of Bihar, India. The city lies at the centre of Indo Gangetic plains. The city is district headquarter of Buxar district, Bihar and is located 117.7 km from Patna, the state capital. Historically, the city is famous for the battle of Buxar (BUDA, 2010).


Buxar city is situated on the banks of River Ganga in the state of Bihar, India. The city lies at the centre of Indo Gangetic plains. The city is district headquarter of Buxar district, Bihar and is located 117.7 km from Patna, the state capital. Historically, the city is famous for the battle of Buxar (BUDA, 2010).

The population of the city, as per the Census of India, 2011 is 102,861, while slum population is 10,161 (9.87% of total population) (Census of India, 2011). The urban local body governing in Buxar is the Buxar Municipal Council (BMC). BMC administrative boundary covers 6.71sq.km which is divided into 34 electoral wards. The population density of the city is 15,330 persons per sq.km which is relatively high in comparison to state density of 1021 persons per sq. km (Census, 2011).

 

 

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