About Daudnagar

Daudnagar is located in Aurangabad district of Bihar. It is a city council and falls under Magadh division. Daudnagar is located 36 kilometres north from the district headquarter Aurangabad. The city is famous for its a fort and is located near the banks of the Son river. The city is named after its founder. Daud Khan who was a serving governor of the town during the rule of Aurangzeb. It is a block headquarter and its postal head office is Bhakharua.

About Daudnagar

JD(U) , RLSP , ND , Rashtriya Lok Samta Party , RJD are the main political parties working in this area. For entertainment in Daudnagar one can head to Veena Cinema Hall or  Obra Cinema which showcases new release every Friday.

History of Daudnagar

The town was founded by Daud Khan, a governor of then ruler Aurangzeb of Mughal Empire. That’s how the name of the city came to take place. The surrounding area was also granted to him as a gift for the conquest by the emperor Aurangzeb. The entire region once was exploited by Britishers and was famous for opium and other drug plantations. later on it was used for growing indigo and other cash crops. Near the city lies an area by the name Ahmadnagar which contains the tomb of Ahmad Khan

Geography of Daudnagar

Daudnagar forms south western part of Bihar and falls in the Aurangzeb district. It has an elevation of 84m from the sea level and is located at 25.03N and 84.4E. It is located on the banks of Son river which passes adjacent to the fort. NH 139 passes through the town and generations of Daud Khan live in this town till date. Akorha, Tarar, Anchha, Sansa, manar are the nearby villages which have proper connectivity through rail and by road from Daudnagar. Dehri-on-Sone, Bikramganj, and Nokha are also located nearby to Daudnagar too.

Demography of Daudnagar

The total population according to the Censue of 2011 of Daudnagar was 52364.  Maithili, Hindi and Urdu are the major langauges spoken in Daudnagar. Males constitute 52% of the population and females constitute 48% in Daudnagar.

Transport in Daudnagar

Daudnagar has no railway stations of its own and the nearest railway station is located 10km from the city. People generally travel to Gaya station which is located 70km approximately from the city. It is well connected by road to all its adjacent cities.

Healthcare in Daudnagar

Hospitals and dispensaries located across Daudnagar and so there is all arrangement to meet any emergency situation. Daudngara Government Hospital, Daudnagar Eye Hospital, Arbind Hospital are some of the major hospitals located in this part of Bihar.


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