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Bhagalpur District : Bihar

About District


Bhagalpur is located in the southern region of Bihar. It is one of the oldest districts of Bihar and is situated in the Ganga basin at 141 ft above the sea level. The city is spread on an area of 2569.50 sq. km. It lies between 25o-07 - 25o30' N Latitude and between 86o 37 ' - 87o 30 'E longitude. The district is surrounded by Munger, Khagaria, Madhepura, Purnea, Kathiarand Banka districts of Bihar and Godda and Sahebganj districts of Jharkhand. The total area of the district is 2569 sq.km. The district is divided into 3 Subdivisions and 1536 Revenue Villages. Sultanganj is a celebration of natural splendor that thrills our visual sense. A hilltop by the bank of the river, capped by a mosque and another rocky elevation in the midst of water riddled with temples of Shiva, referred to as Ajagaibinatha. The places of tourist interest in the district are Mandar Hills, Ruins of Vikramshila, Shri Champapur Digamber Jain Siddha Kshetra, Tilka Majhi and Lord Sadguru Maharshi Mehi Paramhansji Maharaj Aashram, Kuppaghat.

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