Urdu It is the administrative headquarters of Siwan district and one of the urban settlements out of three in the district. It is located close to Uttar Pradesh.
The Siwan Municipal Council (SMC) was established in 1924. It was the subdivisional headquarter of Siwan subdivision and Siwan subdivision was a subdivision of old Saran district.
Siwan city is located at coordinates Latitude and longitude. It has an average elevation of . Daha River, which is a small river, which floods in rainy season pass through the west of the town. The river dry up during summer. Daha river is the most polluted river of Siwan district.
As of 2011 Indian Census, Siwan had a total population of 135,066, of which 70,756 were males and 64,310 were females. Population within the age group of 0 to 6 years was 18,282. The total number of literates in Siwan was 92,967, which constituted 68.8% of the population with male literacy of 73.6% and female literacy of 63.6%. The effective literacy rate of 7+ population of Siwan was 79.6%, of which male literacy rate was 85.2% and female literacy rate was 73.5%. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population was 8,244 and 1,514 respectively. Siwan had 21223 households in 2011.
India census, Siwan had a population of 108,172 of which 57,223 were male and 50,949 female.
National Highway 531 (India) connects Siwan to Gopalganj, Bihar and Chhapra. NH-531 meets to National Highway 27 (India) at Gopalganj district, India. Which is second longest road in India. List of state highways in Bihar connects Barharia, Mairwa and Guthani to Siwan. State Highway-73 and 89 also connects Siwan to nearest town and villages.
There is a Siwan Junction railway station in Siwan which connects to major cities of India.
There is no airports in Siwan. Jay Prakash Narayan Airport which is situated in Patna, is the nearest airport to Siwan.
152 Trains found crossing station SIWAN JN - SV
GHY (01:30)JU (03:10) 46hr 30mins
JU (01:35)GHY (03:00) 46hr 25mins
SHC (03:15)ASR (14:45) 20hr 45mins
BNKI (06:15)ASR (17:00) 17hr 45mins
ASR (06:35)BNKI (18:30) 17hr 25mins
NJP (08:15)ASR (17:35) 15hr 45mins
ASR (09:30)NJP (18:35) 14hr 30mins
ASR (13:10)SHC (20:15) 10hr 50mins
CSMT (15:30)CPR (04:40) 32hr 30mins
ADI (16:30)MFP (04:00) 31hr 30mins
SHC (16:45)ASR (02:55) 31hr 15mins
GKP (17:00)KOAA (14:50) 7hr 0mins
PPTA (17:00)GKP (04:30) 7hr 0mins
ASR (17:50)SHC (03:55) 30hr 10mins
GKP (19:15)SV (01:20) 4hr 45mins
CPR (21:15)CSMT (06:15) 26hr 45mins
MFP (21:20)ADI (09:00) 26hr 40mins
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