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Dehri On Sone
Dehri On Sone is located in Bihar
Dehri On Sone
Location in Bihar, India
Country  India
State Bihar
District Rohtas
 • Type Nagar Parishad(Municipality)
 • Body Dehri Nagar Parishad
Elevation 52 m (171 ft)
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
 • Others Bhojpuri, Magahi
Time zone IST (UTC5:30)
PIN 821307
Website .in.nicrohtas

Dehri, also known as Dehri on Sone, is a city and a municipality in Rohtas district in the state of Bihar, India. Narayan medical college and hospital is situated near .


According to the 2011 Indian census,[1] Dehri had a population of 137,068. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Dehri has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74% and, female literacy is 57%.

Sone View Area

Mausolée de Sher Shah Suri à Sasaram

The Longest Railway bridge in India lengths 3.065 km over Sone River which links Sone Nagar and Dehri popularly known as Sone Bridge. The motor bridge is also built with similar length on NH2.[2]


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ Sone Bridge
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