Introduction of Bihar

Introduction of Bihar

Introduction of Bihar

Introduction of Bihar

  • Bihar is a state of India with its capital as Patna. The word Bihar originated from the Sanskrit and Pali language meaning “Vihar”, which means residence in ancient times used to be the residence of Buddhist monks, hence it was called Vihar (Bihar).
  • The total area of ​​Bihar is 94,163 sq km. It is the 13th largest state in India in terms of area. 
  • The total population of Bihar is 104,099,452, it is the third largest state in the country in terms of population.  
  • The border of Bihar touches one country and three states of India; Nepal in its north is West Bengal in the east, Uttar Pradesh in the west and Jharkhand in the south. 
  • The state of Jharkhand, located in the south of Bihar, was formed on 15 November 2000, after being separated from Bihar.

Some important facts related to the state of Bihar 

  • Formation of state – 22 March 1912 (Bihar Day)
  • Capital – Patna 
  • Population –  104,099,452
  • Area –  94,163 sq km
  • Total District – 38
  • Place in the country in terms of population – third 
  • Location in the country in terms of area – 13th 
  • Official Language – Hindi and Urdu
  • Major languages ​​spoken in the state – Hindi, Urdu, Bhojpuri, Maithili, Magahi, Angika etc. 
  • Latitude 21 ° 58’10 “to 27 ° 31’15” North Latitude
  • Longitude –  82 ° 19’50 “to 88 ° 17’40” East Longitude
  • Countries bordering the state – Nepal 
  • States bordering the state – Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and West Bengal 
  • State Cattle – Ox 
  • State tree – Peepal 
  • State bird – Sparrow 
  • State flower – Kachnar

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