(Last Updated on : 04/03/2013)
is located in the eastern region of India in the south Gangetic plain and is the most fertile region in India. It is rich in mineral deposits like iron, coal, bauxite and uranium. The state is also one of the largest producer of fruit and the second largest producer of vegetables.
This eastern state has thirty eight districts.
The backbone of the Araria district
is the jute mills along with the cultivation of crops like paddy, maize
, and jute. It is known to be the natural habitat of the Gangetic dolphin.
The Auragangabad district is famous for the woolen carpets and blanket weaving.
The economy of the Begusarai district
depends on industry and agriculture.
covers an area of 3,019 sq.km. This district is the producer of crops like paddy, wheat, maize and lentils.
The headquarters of the Bhojpur district
is located in Arrah
East Champaran district
is an important district of the state with its headquarters at Motihari.
is spread over an area of 2,033 sq.km and is significant because of the flourishing cottage industries like weaving, woodwork, potteries and bamboo
The topography of Jamui district
is marked by hills and plains and occupies an area of 3,122 sq.km.
Gaya district is famous for Bodhgaya
an important pilgrimage site of Buddhism
are two most important districts of Bihar and some of the important crops like sugarcane
are cultivated here in huge quantities.
and Patna districts
are significant and well known for their rich and glorious past.
is drained by the Phalgu River.
The main atractions of Kaimur district are the Kaimur hills
and the Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary which are ideal tourist destinations.
The main rivers traversing Katihar district
are the Mahananda River
and the Ganga River
is one of the important districts of Bihar with its headquarters at Khagaria.
is the religious destination of devotees of all faiths. The different places of worship are Maa Kali Mandir, Odraghat, Masjid, Sri Digambar Jain Mandir
, Gurdwara Guru Singh Sabha, Catholic Church and Mazare Kadam Rasool.
The climate and the land of Lakhisarai district
is favourable for the cultivation of crops like wheat, paddy, lentils and maize.
situated on the plains of the Kosi River
is dominated by the jute mills.
is spread over an area of 2,501 sq.km and is dominated by the sugar factories.
is situated in the southern part of Bihar and the prominent tourist attractions of the place are Kharagpur
Lake, Chandika Astahan, Pir Shah Nafah Shrine, Kastaharni Ghat, Sita Kund, Manpathar, Ucheswar Nath, Goenka Sivalaya, Sri Krishna Vatika, Pirpahar.
is a district of extreme importance. There are sugar factories at Motipur, a thermal power station at Kanti
, a wagon factory at Muzaffarpur
, and pharmaceuticals at Narayanpur.
is spread over an area of 2,494 sq km. and the main crop cultivated is paddy and an important industry is the beedi factories.
covers an area of 3,229 sq.km. It produces large quantities of eggs.
The main rivers traversing the Rohtas district
are Son River
and Kaw River. Some of the important industries located here are cement factories at Banjari and Dalmia Nagar, vegetable oil mill, and paper factory at Dalmia Nagar.
is divided into seven blocks Saharsa Sadar, Menhasari, Simri Bhaktiyarpur, Nauhatta, Saurbazar, Sonbarsa, and Salkhua.
district is spread over an area of 2,904 sq.km. The rivers flowing through this district are Burhi Gandak, Baya, Kosi, Kamla, Kareh, Jhamwari, and Balan.
The district headquarters of the Saran district
is at Chhapra
. An important town of the district is Sonepur where a cattle fair is held every year and this is Asia's largest international cattle fair.
is divided into six blocks which are Ariari, Sheikhpura, Barbigha, Ghatkusumba, Chebara, and Shekhopur Sarai.
covers an area of 443 sq km. with its district headquarters at Sheohar town.
is an agricultural and an industrial district. The important crops grown here are paddy , wheat , maize and lentils.
is dominated by sugar factories. The rivers flowing through the district are Daha River and Jharhi River.
is spread over an area of 2,420 sq.km. It is economy largely depends on agriculture. The main crop cultivated here is paddy.
The main attractions of Vaishali
district are Vaishali Museum, and Bawan Pokhar Temple.
The economy of the West Champaran district
sustains on both agriculture and industry. The sugar industries dominate the district.