District Maps of Bihar

Araria District MapArwal District MapAurangabad District MapBanka District Map
Begusarai District MapBhagalpur District MapBhojpur District MapBuxar District Map
Darbhanga District MapPurbi Champaran District MapGaya District MapGopalganj District Map
Jahanabad District MapJamui District MapKaimur District MapKatihar District Map
Khagaria District MapKishanganj District MapLuckeesarai District MapMadhepura District Map
Madhubani District MapMunger District MapMuzaffarpur District MapNalanda District Map
Nawada District MapPaschim Champaran District MapPatna District MapPurnia District Map
Rohtas District MapSaharsa District MapSamastipur District MapSupaul District Map
Saran District MapSheikhpura District MapSheohar District MapSitamarhi District Map
Siwan District MapVaishali District Map


Bihar districts



Bihar is a state in India that is situated to the eastern side of the country. The district is the 12th largest in terms of land and ranks third in terms of population. Interesting thing to note here is that the population of Bihar is mostly of youngsters below 25 years, which is the country's highest proportion. River Ganges flows through the center of the state making two divisions. The language of the state is Hindi and Urdu and other languages as well.

Districts of Bihar



To begin with the capital of Bihar is Patna, and is one of the 38th districts of the state. Even the head quarters is in Patna and is regarded as the most populous district of the state. including Patna, Bihar has 38 district altogether namely: Araria, Bettiah, Motihari, Sitamarhi, Arwal, Aurangabad, Banka, Bhagalpur, Buxar, Madhepura, Madhubani, Monghyr, Nalanda, Nawada, Buxar, Purnea, Darbhanga, Rohtas, East Champaran, Saharsa, Gaya, Samastipur, Gopalganj, Saran, Jamui, Shiekhpura, Jehanabad, Sheohar, Kaimur, Sitamarhi, Katihar, Siwan, Khagaria, Supaul, Kishanganj, Vaishali, Lakhisarai, West Champaran.

Each district is headed by deputy commissioner of Indian Administrative service or the district Magistrate.

Location of Bihar



Bihar is surrounded by Nepal to the north, the state of Uttar Pradesh to the west, West Bengal to the east and Jharkhand to the south. Bihar state lies approximately between 21 degree 58'10" and 27 degree 31'15" N and latitudes 82 degree 19'50" and 88 degree 17'40" E longitude. It is a land locked state and is to the east of the country.

Important Districts



Every district is distinct and is significant in its own way. Araria is famous for the jute mills and cultivation of crops like Paddy and maize. The Aurangabad district is known for the woolen carpets and blankets. Gaya is important for its heritage site Bodhgaya, which is an important pilgrimage site of Buddhism. Buxar and Dharbanga are very important districts of the state and they produce crops like rice, sugarcane and wheat in huge quantities. Nalanda and Patna are world famous for their rich and historic significance. Kaimur has a wildlife sanctuary which attracts the tourists. Some districts have attracted the tourists for centuries for the religious significance, the natural beauty and the educational importance. Such districts are the Nalanda, Vaishali, Gaya etc.

Patna, Muzaffarpur, Gaya and many other districts are well connected by a network of railway. They are connected to various parts of the country. National Highways Nos. 2, 31, 28, 23, 30, and 33 run through various districts of the state.

List of Districts in Bihar

Sr. No.DistrictDistrict HQPopulation (2011)GrowthSex RatioLiteracyArea (km2)Density (/km2)
1ArariaAraria281156930.25%92153.532829992
2ArwalArwal70084318.89%92867.4348391099
3AurangabadAurangabad254007326.18%92670.323303760
4BankaBanka203476326.48%90758.173018672
5BegusaraiBegusarai297054126.44%89563.8719171540
6BhagalpurBhagalpur303776625.36%88063.1425691180
7BhojpurArrah272840721.63%90770.4724731136
8BuxarBuxar170635221.67%92270.1416241003
9DarbhangaDarbhanga393738519.47%91156.5622781721
10GayaGaya439141826.43%93763.674978880
11GopalganjGopalganj256201219.02%102165.4720331258
12JamuiJamui176040525.85%92259.793099567
13JehanabadJehanabad112531321.68%92266.815691206
14KaimurBhabua162638426.17%92069.343363488
15KatiharKatihar307102928.35%91952.2430561004
16KhagariaKhagaria166688630.19%88657.9214861115
17KishanganjKishanganj169040030.40%95055.461884898
18LakhisaraiLakhisarai100091224.77%90262.421229815
19MadhepuraMadhepura200176231.12%91152.2517871116
20MadhubaniMadhubani448737925.51%92658.6235011279
21MungerMunger136776520.21%87670.461419958
22MuzaffarpurMuzaffarpur480106228.14%90063.4331731506
23NalandaBihar Sharif287765321.39%92264.4323541220
24NawadaNawada221914622.63%93959.762492889
25Pashchim ChamparanBettiah393504229.29%90955.75229753
26PatnaPatna583846523.73%89770.6832021803
27Purbi ChamparanMotihari509937129.43%90255.7939691281
28PurniaPurnia326461928.33%92151.0832281014
29RohtasSasaram295991820.78%91873.373850763
30SaharsaSaharsa190066126.02%90653.217021125
31SamastipurSamastipur426156625.53%91161.8629051465
32SaranChhapra395186221.64%95465.9626411493
33SheikhpuraSheikhpura63634221.09%93063.86689922
34SheoharSheohar65624627.19%89353.784431882
35SitamarhiSitamarhi342357427.62%89952.0521991491
36SiwanSiwan333046422.70%98869.4522191495
37SupaulSupaul222907628.66%92957.672410919
38VaishaliHajipur349502128.57%89566.620361717


Last Updated on : August 25, 2014



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