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Block Name : Korha
District : Katihar
State : Bihar
Division : Purnia
Language : Maithili and Hindi, Urdu, Bengali And Surjapuri
Current Time 03:02 PM
Date: Thursday , Oct 27,2016 (IST)
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Elevation / Altitude: 35 meters. Above Seal level
Telephone Code / Std Code: 06457

Assembly constituency : Korha (sc) assembly constituency
Lok Sabha constituency : Purnia parliamentary constituency
Pin Code : 854108
Post Office Name : Korha
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Korha current Weather     
Current Temperature is 32 °C

Humidity: 43%
Wind : From at 0 kph
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The area was tossed between kings, Nawabs, zamindars from time to time and each rule has its impact on Korha. It was the main center of jute industry in Bihar which attracted workers from Mithilanchal area of Bihar, Purvanchal area of UP, Magadh region of Bihar and Bhojpuri speaking belt of Bihar and people from Nepal. The people from different region flocked to this town in search of job in jute factory, match factory and flour mills. Besides the original inhabitant of Kosi-Mahananda-Ganga Region the town witnessed an influx of permanent settlers from different region of Bihar and UP. Its proximity to Jharkhand brought many adivasis close to the town.

The partition of India had its own impact on the set up of town. Many wealthy Muslims either migrated to West Pakistan or East Pakistan (now Bangla Desh). But majority of Muslims chose to remain where they were. Many Hindus who came during partition chose to settle at Korha. The migration of Hindus continued till formation of Bangla Desh. Government of India provided them with piece of land to settle now known as Ek(1) number and Do(2) number colonies, along with them many Bengali Hindus who were already there in Korha also settled in this place to mix with their own during that period of time. Many Bengali Hindus settled in the town wherever they found a place. These people who were once referred as refugees in their own land because of partition has contributed significantly to the culture of Korha. Government of India built a colony for the refugee from Burma near Purana Jute Mill, known as Burma Colony [Tingachhia]. Guru Teg Bahadur the ninth Guru of Sikh, while returning from Assam passed through this place and many local populations embraced Sikhism. The famous village is Laksmipur near Karha Gola. There is a Gurudwara in the town also and there is a sizeable population of Sikhs in the town.

There is a sizeable population of Marwari and Sindhi community who are the driving force behind the economy of Korha. Like whole of the East and North-East India they control the trading activity in Korha. In fact in remote villages of this District one may find a Marwari doing business.

The Area has a mix of Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh and Jain religion followers



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                      About Korha

Korha is a City in Korha Block in Katihar District of Bihar State, India. It belongs to Purnia Division . It is located 18 KM towards west from District head quarters Katihar. It is a Block head quarter.

Korha Pin code is 854108 and postal head office is Korha .

Baharkhal ( 5 KM ) , Mahinathpur ( 5 KM ) , Madhura ( 6 KM ) , Bharsia ( 8 KM ) , Chandwa ( 9 KM ) are the nearby Villages to Korha. Korha is surrounded by Krityanand Nagar Block towards North , Barari Block towards South , Falka Block towards west , Katihar Block towards East .

Katihar , Purnia , Manihari , Banmankhi Bazar are the nearby Cities to Korha.

This Place is in the border of the Katihar District and Purnia District. Purnia District Krityanand Nagar is North towards this place .

Demographics of Korha

Maithili is the Local Language here.


By Rail

There is no railway station near to Korha in less than 10 km. Dandkhora Rail Way Station (near to Katihar) , Katihar Jn Rail Way Station (near to Katihar) are the Rail way stations reachable from near by towns.

By Road

Katihar , Purnia are the nearby by towns to Korha having road connectivity to Korha

Colleges near Korha

R. P. J Inter College
Address : At Kursela, P/o Ayodhya Ganj Bazar, P/s Kursela
Katihar Medical College
Address : Karim Baghpost. Box No. 23 Katihar -- 854105
D.s. College
Address : D. S. Colleg; Katihar
M. J. M. Mahila College
Address : ; Katihar
R. D. S. College, Salmari
Address : ; Katihar

Schools near Korha

Ps Rajwara
Address : shad pur rajwara , korha , katihar , Bihar . PIN- 854337 , Post - Ranipatra
Ps Shiekh Tola Binodpur
Address : binod pur , korha , katihar , Bihar . PIN- 854106 , Post - Katihar Bmp Camp
Mdr Talimul Islam Mirjapur
Address : mirjapur , korha , katihar , Bihar . PIN- 854337 , Post - Ranipatra
Mdr Talemul Islam Mirjapur
Address : mirjapur , korha , katihar , Bihar . PIN- 854104 , Post - Gurubazar

   Bus Stops in Korha,Korha

Semapur turning bus stop

1.5 KM distance

Kheria Bus Stop

Kheria; Bihar 854108; India
2.9 KM distance

Kodha Chowk bus stop

NH31; Korha; Bihar 854108; India
3.9 KM distance

Semapur Chowk Bus Stop

Semapur; Bihar 854106; India
11.9 KM distance

Barari More Bus Stop

Dumar; NH31; Bihar 854104; India
13.6 KM distance

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   ATMs in Korha,Korha


Dalan; Bihar; India
14.6 KM distance

State Bank ATM

SH 62; Mirchaibari; Katihar; Bihar 854109; India
16.2 KM distance

State Bank ATM

Katihar; Bihar 854105; India
18.3 KM distance


Mangal Bazar; Gami Tola; Katihar; Bihar 854105; India
18.3 KM distance

Punjab National Bank ATM

16/253; NH 81; Katihar; Bihar 845105; India
18.8 KM distance

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   Cinema Theaters in Korha,Korha

Choudhary Automobile-Bajaj Auto

Mirchaibari; Katihar; Bihar; India
16.9 KM distance

Vasant Talkies

Katihar; Bihar 854105; India
18.4 KM distance

Prakash Talkies

Rajendra Prasad Rd; Katihar; Bihar 854105; India
18.5 KM distance

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   Temples in Korha,Korha

Durga Mandir Fulwaria; Korha;Katihar

Katihar; Bihar 854104; India
5.1 KM distance

Kali Mandir

Korha; Fulwaria; Bihar 854108; India
5.2 KM distance

Hanuman Mandir

NH31; Bihar 854104; India
14.3 KM distance

Chhat Puja Sthan

Pothia Road; Bihar 854104; India
14.7 KM distance

Kalu baba Sthan Dumar

Lachhmipur; Bihar 854104; India
15.1 KM distance

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   Hotels ,Lodges in Korha,Korha

Girls Intern Hostel

Katihar; Bihar 854109; India
13.9 KM distance

Boys Intern hostel

Katihar Medical College Rd; Dalan; Bihar 854109; India
13.9 KM distance

Nursing Hostel

Katihar Medical College Rd; Dalan; Bihar 854109; India
14.0 KM distance

Boy s Hostel 2

Katihar; Bihar 854109; India
14.0 KM distance

Boy s Hostel 1

Medical College Campus; Katihar; India
14.0 KM distance

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   Hospitals in Korha,Korha

Satyabhama nethralaya; Eye Hospital; Dr K L agrawal

near petrol pump; gerabari;; Korha; India
3.7 KM distance

Medical College Hospital

Hardiya Gunj; Hajipur; Bihar 854105; India
13.2 KM distance

Doctor s Quarter

Dalan; Bihar; India
14.0 KM distance

Medicine Ward

Katihar; Bihar 854109; India
14.2 KM distance

Medicine shop

Katihar; Bihar 854109; India
14.3 KM distance

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   Petrol Bunks in Korha,Korha

Petrol Pump

Gerabari; Korha Katihar; India
3.6 KM distance

Petrol Pump

Hardiya Gunj; Katihar; Bihar; India
14.1 KM distance


NH-31; Mauza :-dummer PS:- Falka;po:- Dummer; Bihar 854104; India
14.5 KM distance


HP Petrol Pump At-Sirsa ON SH-62 P.o-Dalan; Katihar; Bihar 854105; India
15.0 KM distance


Near ITI Collectorate Road Mirchai Bari Police Station; Begusarai; Bihar 854105; India
16.1 KM distance

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   Colleges in Korha,Korha

ITI College

Mirchaibari; Katihar; Bihar 854109; India
16.1 KM distance


chowk; Mirchaibari; Mirchaibari; Katihar; Bihar 854105; India
16.1 KM distance

Government Basic School

SH 77; Bhangha; Bihar 854114; India
18.0 KM distance

M J M Mahila College

Binodpur; Katihar; Bihar 854105; India
19.1 KM distance

D. S. College

Dwasay; Katihar; Bihar 854105; India
20.4 KM distance

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   Schools in Korha,Korha

Mount Sinai Mission School

Gerabari;; Korha; Bihar 854108; India
3.8 KM distance

Madhya vidyalaya; Madhura

Phulwaria; Bihar 854108; India
5.0 KM distance

Najra choki Middle School;korha ;katihar

Phulwaria; Bihar 854104; India
7.0 KM distance

Madhya Vidyalaya;Dighrisalempur

NH31; Dighrisalempur; Bihar 854115; India
7.7 KM distance

Utkramit Madhya vidyalaya;Sandalpur

Sandalpur; Bihar; India
11.8 KM distance
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Near Cities
Katihar  17 KM near     
Purnia  21 KM near     
Manihari  40 KM near     
Banmankhi Bazar  43 KM near     
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