List of districts of Bihar

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Bihar, a state of India, has currently thirty-eight administrative districts.

A district of an Indian state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a district magistrate or a deputy commissioner, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The district magistrate or the deputy commissioner is assisted by a number of officials belonging to different wings of the administrative services of the state.

A superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to Indian Police Service is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues.

Districts of Bihar

Summary[edit]

Code District Headquarters Population (2011) Population (2001)[1] Area (km²) Density (/km²)
(2001)
Map
AR Araria Araria 2,811,569 2,124,831 2,829 751
Bihar district location map Araria.svg
AR Arwal Arwal 699,000 589,476 637 918
Bihar district location map Jehanabad.svg
AU Aurangabad Aurangabad 2,540,073 2,004,960 3,303 607
Bihar district location map Aurangabad.svg
BA Banka Banka 2,034,763 1,608,778 3,018 533
Bihar district location map Banka.svg
BE Begusarai Begusarai 2,970,541 2,342,989 1,917 1,222
Bihar district location map Begusarai.svg
BG Bhagalpur Bhagalpur 3,037,766 2,430,331 2,569 946
Bihar district location map Bhagalpur.svg
BJ Bhojpur Arrah 2,728,407 2,233,415 2,473 903
Bihar district location map Bhojpur.svg
BU Buxar Buxar 1,706,352 1,403,462 1,624 864
Bihar district location map Buxar.svg
DA Darbhanga Darbhanga 3,937,385 3,285,473 2,278 1,442
Bihar district location map Darbhanga.svg
EC East Champaran Motihari 5,099,371 3,933,636 3,969 991
Bihar district location map East Champaran.svg
GA Gaya Gaya 4,391,418 3,464,983 4,978 696
Bihar district location map Gaya.svg
GO Gopalganj Gopalganj 2,562,012 2,149,343 2,033 1,057
Bihar district location map Gopalganj.svg
JA Jamui Jamui 1,760,405 1,397,474 3,099 451
Bihar district location map Jamui.svg
JE Jehanabad Jehanabad 1,125,313 924,839[2] 1,569 963
Bihar district location map Jehanabad.svg
KH Khagaria Khagaria 1,666,886 1,276,677 1,486 859
Bihar district location map Khagaria.svg
KI Kishanganj Kishanganj 1,690,400 1,294,063 1,884 687
Bihar district location map Kishanganj.svg
KM Kaimur Bhabua 1,626,384 1,284,575 3,363 382
Bihar district location map Kaimur.svg
KT Katihar Katihar 3,071,029 2,389,533 3,056 782
Bihar district location map Katihar.svg
LA Lakhisarai Lakhisarai 1,000,912 801,173 1,229 652
Bihar district location map Lakhisarai.svg
MB Madhubani Madhubani 4,487,379 3,570,651 3,501 1,020
Bihar district location map Madhubani.svg
MG Munger Munger 1,367,765 1,135,499 1,419 800
Bihar district location map Munger.svg
MP Madhepura Madhepura 2,001,762 1,524,596 1,787 853
Bihar district location map Madhepura.svg
MZ Muzaffarpur Muzaffarpur 4,801,062 3,743,836 3,173 1,180
Bihar district location map Muzaffarpur.svg
NL Nalanda Bihar Sharif 2,877,653 2,368,327 2,354 1,006
Bihar district location map Nalanda.svg
NW Nawada Nawada 2,219,146 1,809,425 2,492 726
Bihar district location map Nawada.svg
PA Patna Patna 5,838,465 4,709,851 3,202 1,471
Bihar district location map Patna.svg
PU Purnia Purnia 3,264,619 2,540,788 3,228 787
Bihar district location map Purnia.svg
RO Rohtas Sasaram 2,959,918 2,448,762 3,850 636
Bihar district location map Rohtas.svg
SH Saharsa Saharsa 1,900,661 1,506,418 1,702 885
Bihar district location map Saharsa.svg
SM Samastipur Samastipur 4,261,566 3,413,413 2,905 1,175
Bihar district location map Samastipur.svg
SO Sheohar Sheohar 656,916 514,288 443 1,161
Bihar district location map Sheohar.svg
SP Sheikhpura Sheikhpura 634,927 525,137 689 762
Bihar district location map Sheikhpura.svg
SR Saran Chhapra 3,951,862 3,251,474 2,641 1,231
Bihar district location map Saran.svg
ST Sitamarhi Sitamarhi 3,423,574 2,669,887 2,199 1,214
Bihar district location map Sitamarhi.svg
SU Supaul Supaul 2,229,076 1,745,069 2,410 724
Bihar district location map Supaul.svg
SW Siwan Siwan 3,330,464 2,708,840 2,219 1,221
Bihar district location map Siwan.svg
VA Vaishali Hajipur 3,495,021 2,712,389 2,036 1,332
Bihar district location map Vaishali.svg
WC West Champaran Bettiah 3,935,042 3,043,044 5,229 582
Bihar district location map West Champaran.svg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bihar Population Census data 2011". census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jehanabad District : Census 2011 data". census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 

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