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Katihar District : Bihar

About District


Katihar district is situated in the plains of North Eastern part of Bihar State, surrounded by Purnea district (Bihar) in the north and the west, Bhagalpur district (Bihar) and Sahebganj district (Jharkhand) in the south and Malda district and Uttar Dinajpur district (Paschim Bengal) in the east. Katihar town is the administrative headquarter of the district. The district is a part of Purnia Division. The total area of the district is 3,056 sq.km. and according to the 2011 census Katihar district has a population of 3,068,149. The district comprises of 3 Sub-Divisions and 16 Blocks. The important places in the districts are Goga Lake, Gandhi Ghar, BhairavNath, Gurudwara, PirMazar, Satsang Mandir, GorakhNath, Gauri Shankar, and Durga Mandir.

District Administration

District at a Glance


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Area in Sq Km (Census 2011)
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Population (Census 2011)
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