26 destinations to explore in Bihar
Bihar is an Indian state considered to be a part of eastern as well as northern India. It is the twelfth-largest Indian state, with an area of 94,163 km2, The third-largest state by population.
Destinations in Bihar
Aurangabad is one of the 38 districts in Bihar, with a city of the same name. The beautiful city boasts of a unique culture and identity. The Magadhi-speaking people that are settled here have largely taken up agriculture and related activities as their occupation. Aurangabad city offers a host of tourist attractions to its visitors, ranging from historical places to temples.
Begusarai town is the administrative headquarters of Begusarai district, which is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India. Its total area is 1918 sq Kilometers. According to census 2011, its total population is 2970541 and its literacy rate is 59.13%. The district lies on the northern bank of river Ganga. It is located at Latitudes 25.15N & 25.45N and longitudes 85.45E & 86.36E. Places of visit includes Jai Mangla Temple, Nauo Lakha Temple, Kabar Lake.
hagalpur is located in the southern region of Bihar. It is one of the oldest districts of Bihar and is situated in the Ganga basin at 141 ft above the sea level. The city is spread on an area of 2569 sq. km. It Lies between 25° 07′ – 25° 30′ N Latitude and between 86° 37′ – 87° 30’E longitude. The district is surrounded by Munger, Khagaria, Madhepura, Purnea, Katihar and Banka districts of Bihar, Godda and Sahebganj districts of Jharkhand.
Buxar district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar with headquarters at Buxar City. The district was carved out from Bhojpur District in 17 March 1991. It shares a border with Uttar Pradesh and is located on the banks of the Ganges River. This place was also known as "Siddhashram", "Vedgarbhapuri", "Karush", "Tapovan", "Chaitrath", "VyaghraSar", "Buxar" in ancient history.
Darbhanga district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state in eastern India, and Darbhanga city is the administrative headquarters of this district and 6th largest city of Bihar as well. Darbhanga district is a part of Darbhanga Division. The district is bounded on the north by Madhubani district, on the south by Samastipur district, on the east by Saharsa district and on the west by Sitamarhi and Muzaffarpur districts.
Gaya is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India. It was officially established on 3 October 1865. The district has a common boundary with the state of Jharkhand to the south. Gaya city is both the district headquarters and the second-largest city in Bihar.
Gopalganj is one of the administrative districts in the Indian state of Bihar. The district headquarters is the town of Gopalganj, and the district is part of Saran Division. The major languages spoken are Bhojpuri and Hindi.
Jamui is a district among 38 districts of Bihar state, India. The district was formed on 21 February 1991, when it was separated from Munger district.
Jehanabad was carved out of old Gaya district on 1st August, 1986. It was a sub-division of Gaya since 1872. The main aim behind the creation of this district was to accelerate the pace of development in tandem with tackling the problems of extremism, poverty, unemployment and underdevelopment.
Kaimur district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India. The district headquarters are located at Bhabua. Before 1991, it was part of Rohtas District, Bihar.
Kishanganj district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Kishanganj town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Kishanganj district is a part of Purnia division.
The district of Madhubani was carved out of the old Darbhanga district in the year 1972 as a result of the reorganisation of the districts in the State. This was formerly the northern subdivision of the Darbhanga district. It consists of 21 Development Blocks. Bounded on the north by a hill region of Nepal and extending to the border of its parent district Darbhanga in the south, Sitamarhi in the west and Supaul in the east, Madhubani fairly represents the center of the territory once known as M
Nalanda district is one of the thirty-eight districts of the state of Bihar in India. Bihar Sharif is the administrative headquarters of this district. The districts contains the ancient Nalanda University a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Nawada district is one of the thirty-eight districts of the Indian state of Bihar. Nawada is its administrative headquarters. The district is the easternmost district of the Magadh division, one of the nine administrative divisions of Bihar.
West Champaran is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India, located just 60 km west of Birgunj. It is a part of Tirhut Division. The district headquarters are located in Bettiah. The district is known for its fluid border with Nepal. One of the major locations in West Champaran is KumarBagh and Vrindavan belongs to KumarBagh where Mahatma Gandhi started Satyagrah Aandolan.
Patna is the largest town and headquarters of Patna district, Patna division, and Bihar state. Patna is the capital of Bihar state. It is located on the south bank of the river Ganga. It is well connected by railway and road. It is mainly an administrative and educational center of Bihar. It has, however, a few ancient sacred places as also places of tourist interest. Rice is the main crop of the district. It accounts for more than one-third gross area sown. Other important food grains grown are
East Champaran is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India. The district headquarters are located at Motihari.
Rohtas district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar. It came into existence when Shahabad District was bifurcated into Bhojpur & Rohtas in 1972. Rohtas district is part of Patna division. Languages spoken in this area are Bhojpuri, Hindi and English. Administrative headquarter of the district is Sasaram.
Saharsa is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar, India. Saharsa city is the administrative headquarters of this district. Saharsa district is a part of the Kosi Division and it became a district on 1 April 1954 and has subsequently become smaller with other districts being carved from it, most notably Madhepura in 1981. Saharsa is located in the Mithila region, one of the earliest centers of Brahmanical civilization in India.
Saran District is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India. The district, part of Saran Division, is also known as Chhapra district after the headquarters of the district, Chhapra.
Sheikhpura district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Sheikhpura town is the administrative headquarter of this district. Sheikhpura district is a part of the Munger Division. Sheikhpura was separated from Munger District and was made a separate district with headquarter at Sheikhpura on 31 July 1994. As of 2011 it is the least populous district of Bihar
Siwan district is one of the districts of Bihar state, India. Siwan town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Siwan district is a part of the Saran Division since 1972. The district was previously also known as Aliganj Siwan after the name of Raja Ali Bux Khan. Siwan has historical and mythological importance attached to it.
Vaishali find its origin way back in history from the Mahabharata period. It is the place where democracy found its origin around 600BC. Numerous references to Vaishali are found in texts pertaining to both Jainism and Buddhism, which have preserved much information on Vaishali and the other Maha Janapadas. Based on the information found in these texts, Vaishali was established as a republic by the 6th century BC, prior to the birth of Gautama Buddha in 563, making it the world’s first republic.
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