(Last Updated on : 03/12/2008)
Mirganj is a city located in Gopalganj district of the eastern state of India, Bihar. It is well connected to the other towns and cities of the state via Siwan Junction Railway Station and the airport at Patna. Mirganj is located in the north of Siwan at a distance of 17 km and in the south of Gopalganj, the district headquarters at a distance of 17 km.
Detailed information about Mirganj is given in the Indian Census report of 2001. According to the report, Mirganj had a population of 23, 579. To be specific, males' account for 52% of the population and females comprises of the remaining 48%. In Mirganj, 18% of the population is less than six years of age. The Census report also gives an idea about the literacy rate of Mirganj, which gives an idea about the status of the population. The average literacy rate of Mirganj has been enumerated to be 52%, which is lower than the national average literacy rate, which is 59.5%. Out of it, the male literacy rate is 61% and the female literacy rate is 43%.