Begusarai, Bihar - Informative & researched article on Begusarai, Bihar
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesIndian Cities

 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
States of India|Indian Cities|Beaches of India|Hill Stations in India|Forests in India
Home > Travel > Indian Cities > Cities of India > Cities of Bihar > Begusarai
Begusarai, Bihar
Begusarai is a city of the Begusarai district of Bihar.
 Begusarai is a city as well as a municipality situated in the Begusarai district in the state of Bihar in India. There are a total of thirty-seven districts in the state of Bihar and the Begusarai district is one of them. The city of Begusarai is the administrative headquarters of this district. The district, included under the Darbhanga division, got its district status in the year 1972. It is believed that the name originated from word Begumsarai Begum means queen and Sarai means inn . The name changed to Begusarai with passage of time.

There are five subdivisions of the district. These are Manjhaul, Begusarai, Ballia, Bakhari and Teghara. Paddy, wheat, urad, gram, masur, mater, mustard, macca, tisi, sunflower, red chilies, tobacco, potato, oilseeds and jute are some of the crops grown here. The rivers flowing through the district are Ganga, Bainty, Burhi, Gandak, Balan, Baya and Chandrabhaga. The district has a total population of 2342989.

Begusarai located at 25.42° N and 86.13° E is 41 metres (134 feet) above sea level. The 2001 India census records a population of 93,378. During that census, males were counted to be 53% of the population and females 47%. Regarding literacy, 59% of the males and 41% of the females are literate. The town's overall literacy rate is 65%, while the whole country records an average of 59.5%.. 15% of the population comprises children less than 6 years of age.

(Last Updated on : 12/06/2010)
More Articles in Cities of Bihar  (58)
Magadha  (2)
Nalanda  (1)
Kharagpur  (1)
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Cities
Warangal is located in Telangana and is famous for its beautiful lakes, temples and wildlife and the archaeological areas of Kakatiya Dynasty.
Virajpet, the second town in Kodagu District of Karnataka is famous to the people for its presence of the number of temples.
Somwarpet is a panchayat town in Kodagu District of Karnataka, famous for a large number of tourist’s destinations of nature and pilgrimage importance.
Aluva is a town and the sub urban region of Kerala. It is one of the most widely acclaimed monsoon destinations in Kerala.
Yercaud Hill station
Yercaud is a fascinating hill station of Tamil Nadu, situated about 8 kms from Salem.
E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
Forum on Indian Cities
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Travel
Begusarai, Bihar - Informative & researched article on Begusarai, Bihar
Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.