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About Birpur

Birpur is a town situated in Supaul district in the Indian state of Bihar. Located on the Indo-Nepal border, it is a small town near the historic Kosi Barrage on the Kosi River. It belongs to Darbhanga division. Basantpur, Bhimnagar, Kataiya Power House, Hriday Nagar and Bhavanipur are some of the nearby areas from here.

About Birpur

Geography of Birpur

Bearing the geographical coordinates of 26.53°N and 86.25°E, Birpur is located at an average elevation of 54 meters or 177 feet above sea level. It is located 15 KM towards North from the district headquarters and 112 KM towards West from the state capital of Patna. The city is bounded by Cheria Bariarpur Block towards North, Barauni Block towards South, Teghra Block towards west and Begusarai Block towards South.

The city is very hot in summer with temperature climbing to 45 °C, the best time to visit here being the months of October to April. June to September is the time when city experience heavy monsoon rains that also result in flooding sometimes. It is advisable to avoid travel to the city during this time.

Transport in Birpur

Birpur is well connected with a well laid road and rail network. There are regular bus services operating from different nearby cities to reach here comfortably. One can find direct buses from Sharsha, Patna and Darbhanga. Nearest railway station from here is Raghopur in the south and Jogbani in the East. One can easily reach Jogbani railway station by an auto or a bus to catch the direct trains operating from here to Delhi and Kolkata. Bagdodra airport and Patna International airport are the nearest ones from here. Birpur also has an airstrip that was made when first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, landed here to lay the foundation stone of Koshi Barrage. It is being modernized currently to be utilized later for commercial and defence purposes.

Culture of Birpur

Maithili, Hindi and Urdu are the local languages spoken here. As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 19,932 of which 10,691 are males and 9,241 are females. City boasts about a high literacy rate of 79.91% which is much higher than the state average of 61.8%.

Tourism in Birpur

Though a small town, Birpur is endowed with natural beauty. It is dotted with famous religious places. There are many tourist destinations around the city like the famous Kapileshwar Mandir which is worth visiting. Koshi Barrage is another important destination here that is visited by tourists. Koshi barrage, another major attraction  of the region is basically a flood control sluice across the Koshi River in Mithila region of Nepal. The place is located around 10 KM from the Gol Chowk in Birpur. There are 56 gates in the barrage that control any flooding situation. The barrage is equally a favorite picnic spot for the residents and tourists. One can also reach Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve that is located at a distance of hardly 3 miles from here.

Utility Services in Birpur

Below is a list of some common services available in Birpur that are all set to ensure a comfortable stay for anyone.

Hotels in Birpur

Hotel Saptkoshi
Address: Birpur - Basmatiya Rd, Birpur, Bihar 854340
Phone: 06471 222 050

Urvashi Rest House
Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340
Phone: 094700 48361

Kosi Inspection Bunglow
Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340

Bhaiya Ji Hotel
Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340

Tirupati Guest House
Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340
Phone: 094702 16101

Lalu Hotel
Address: Gol Chowk, Ward no. 9, Birpur, Bihar
Phone: 094308 89600

Hotel Ashok Vatika
Address: Birpur - Madhepura - Bihpur Rd, Simrahi Bazar, Bihar 852215
Phone: 099344 07001

Restaurants in Birpur

Urvashi Restaurant
Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340

Lallu Chat Shop
Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340
Phone: 094716 27436

Chicken Chilli Hotel

Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340
Phone: 095845 62674

Hospitals in Birpur

Government Hospital
Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340

Popular Ultrasound
Address: Hospital Road, Birpur, Bihar 854340
Phone: 085390 52225

Faisal Hospital
Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340

Chemists in Birpur

Lal Medical
Address: Birpur - Basmatiya Rd, Birpur, Bihar 854340

Parkash Homeopathic

Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340

Maa Sunita Drug Agency
Address: Birpur, Bihar 854340
Phone: 085440 39718

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