Nandnama

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Nandnama
village
Nandnama is located in Bihar
Nandnama
Nandnama
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°10′4″N 86°5′40″E / 25.16778°N 86.09444°E / 25.16778; 86.09444Coordinates: 25°10′4″N 86°5′40″E / 25.16778°N 86.09444°E / 25.16778; 86.09444
Country  India
State Bihar
District Lakhisarai
Area
 • Total 1,228 km2 (474 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 15,277
 • Density 653/km2 (1,690/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 811311
Nearest city Lakhisarai, Jamui
Sex ratio 0.92 /
Literacy 60.96%
Lok Sabha constituency Munger (Earlier-Begusarai before-2009)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Lakhisarai

Nandnama is one of the largest villages in the Lakhisarai district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is 11.4 km from the administrative district headquarters in Lakhisarai town and 117 km from the state capital, Patna. Nandnama currently has a population of 15,000 people and is well-connected to its surroundings, both by road and railway links. The village is named after the God "Nandnama".

The village includes schools, colleges and other educational institutions.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is the main occupation, with a majority of the population engaged in cultivating crops such as paddy, wheat, onions, potatoes and mangoes. Nandnama has made Bihar one of the leading states in cattle and goat production.

Other prominent industries include pottery and brick manufacturing.

Festivals[edit]

People living in Nandnama celebrate various religious and social events. Most of the religious festivals attract pilgrims from across India. Some are among the non-religious festivals that celebrate regional culture. Many local festivals celebrate the locals' lifestyle, such as those related to the change of seasons and the harvest. The most prominent fairs and festivals include the Chhath Fasting, Eid (disambiguation), Durga Puja, Makar Sankranti Nag Panchami and Holi.

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