Population Of Buxar | Buxar Population 2020

Buxar Population 2020:- Buxar is a Nagar Parishad city in Bihar. Buxar is the headquarters of the Buxar district. Buxar is also popular as Mini Kashi. Buxar has great religious and historical significance. Buxar is approximately 125 km from Patna. The local language of Buxar is Bhojpuri.

 

Buxar Population

To know the actual Population of Buxar 2020, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:

  • 2001 – 83,168
  • 2011 – 102,861
  • Buxar Population 2020:- 126,321  (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Buxar 2020 according to the estimates is 126,321.

 

Demography

As of 2011 India census, Males constitute 52.65% of the population and females 47.35%. Buxar has a literacy rate of 83.82%, with an 11.24% gap between male literacy (89.13%) and female literacy (77.89%). Buxar district occupies an area of 1,703 square kilometers. The sex ratio of Buxar is 895 per 1000 males. Children from 13.77 % of the total population of Buxar.

 

Religion

Hinduism is the majority religion in Buxar with 86.99 % followers. Islam is the 2nd most popular religion in Buxar with approximately 12.34 % following it. In Buxar city, Christianity is followed by 0.32 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.12 %, and Buddhism by 0.12 %. Around 0.16 % stated ‘No Particular Religion’.

 

Economy

Buxar is an important regional commercial and trade hub. Buxar is one of the main centers for trade and industry in the district. Soap and furniture are manufactured in Buxar. Major exports from Buxar is rice, paddy, gur, mango, vegetables, fish, and jail-related manufactured goods.

 

History

Description of Buxar can be found in Hindu scriptures such as the Vedas, the Puranas, Ramayana and the Mahabharata, and countless other sources.

The historic Battle of Chausa fought on the battlefield of Chausa, situated 10 miles southwest of Buxar a military engagement on 26 June 1539 between the Afghan king Sher Shah Suri and Mughal Emperor Humayun.

Battle of Buxar was fought on 22 October 1764, between British East India Company and the combined armies of Mir Qasim, the Nawab of Bengal, Nawab of Awadh Shuja-ud-Daulah and Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II. It was a decisive victory for the East India Company.

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