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Dehri, Rohtas, Bihar
Dehri is located on the banks of the Son River and is a town in Rohtas district of Bihar.
 Dehri, Rohtas, BiharOn the banks of the Son River, Dehri is one of the significant towns in the Rohtas district of Bihar. It is located on National Highway 2 (NH 2) about 45 km. from Rohtasgarh Fort. This city has good road communication and is situated on the Delhi-Kolkata rail route. It is located at a height of 99 metres (324feet) above mean sea level. It is located between 24.87° North latitude and 84.18° East longitude.

The main occupation of the people living here is agriculture and therefore Dehri produces huge quantities of rice. Sugar production; saw milling and ghee processing are among the prominent industries. A hydroelectric dam is present here and the best time to visit the place is in October.

According to the 2001 census report, Dehri had a population of 119,007 inhabitants. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47% .In Dehri, 15% of the population is less than six years of age. Dehri has an average literacy rate of 66%, which is higher than the national average literacy rate, which is 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 74% and the female literacy rate is 57%.

(Last Updated on : 02/07/2010)
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