Bihar at a Glance


The location of Bihar at a glance is that it is situated in the eastern part of India. It is land-locked on all sides. The outlet to Bay of Bengal through Kolkata port is not far away. Bihar is located between the sub-humid Uttar Pradesh in the west and the humid West Bengal in the east. Therefore, it has a transitional climate. It is bordered by Nepal in the north and Jharkhand in the south. River Ganges flows west to east through the middle of the state, dividing the Bihar plain into two unequal halves. Some quick facts about Bihar are given below:

Location of Bihar at a Glance:

  • Latitude: 21°-58'-10" to 27°-31'-15" N
  • Longitude: 82°-19'-50" to 88°-17'-40" E
  • Total Area: 94,163.00 square kilometer

  • Climate of Bihar at a Glance:
    • Maximum Temperature: 40-450 C
    • Minimum Temperature: 5-100 C
    • Average Annual Rainfall: 1,205 millimeter
    • Capital: Patna
    • Population: 82,878,796
    • Languages: Hindi, Magahi, Maithili, Angika, and Bhojpuri
    • Religions: Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, and Sikhism
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Population: 8,28,78,796
    • Literacy: 3,16,75,607
    • Urban Area: 1,095.49 square kilometer
    • Rural Area: 92,257.51 square kilometer
    • Height above Sea-Level:173 feet
    • Administrative Divisions: 9
    • Districts: 38
    • Sub-Divisions: 101
    • Number of Panchayats: 8,471
    • Number of Revenue Villages: 45,103
    • Number of Towns: 130
    • Number of Police Stations: 853
    • Transportation of Bihar at a Glance: Its capital city Patna has an airport which is connected by air with Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Lucknow. Katmandu operates regular flights to Patna. Major airlines of India like Indian Airlines and Sahara Airlines operate flights regularly to and from Patna.




    Last Updated on 14 June 2013



         


         

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