Banka (Sagri, Azamgarh)

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Coordinates: 26°04′05″N 83°11′02″E / 26.068°N 83.184°E / 26.068; 83.184Coordinates: 26°04′05″N 83°11′02″E / 26.068°N 83.184°E / 26.068; 83.184
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total147 ha (363 acres)
 • Total1,233
 • Density840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code08581300
Vehicle registrationUP-50
Sex ratio1000/1019 /

Banka is a small village of 147 hectares in Sagri Tehsil in Azamgarh district in the State of Uttar Pradesh, India.[2] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Banka depends on Bilariaganj (NP, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One Well supply, One tank, One tubewell and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - One river,. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Banka's pin code is 276125[4], and village code is 08581300. The area of Banka is segregated as 70 hectares irrigated area, 61 hectares unirrigated area. the 4 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves) and remaining 13 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Banka has Two banks and Two credit societies for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with Two recreational centers.

The village has an uninterrupted 24 hours electric supply from a power grid.


Banka is a census village in the district of Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. The village has a total population of 1233 and has total administration over 179 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Banka has 217 children, 120 boys and 97 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 277 (22.47%) males constitute 158 (12.81%) of the population and females 119 (9.65%).

Medical facility

  • Banka has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 646 people are literate in Banka out of which 399 are males and 247 are females.

Banka has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 319 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 296 male, 23 female with 272 (85.27%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 250 males and 22 females. 194 males and 16 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 19 male and 1 female agricultural labor. 47 people are reported to work for a marginal period of time in the year.

They depend on the agricultural markets (Mandi) of the nearby towns of Bilariaganj (NP and Azamgarh to sell sickle and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 276125 and Post Offices under 276125 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-07-06.
  2. "Pin Code 276125 and Post Offices under 276125 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-07-06.
  3. "276125 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-07-06.
  4. "Pincode 276125". Retrieved 2021-07-06.

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