List of districts of Bihar

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Bihar, a state of India, currently has 38 administrative districts Districts of Bihar, 101 subdivisions (अनुमंडल) and 534 CD blocks.

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.

3 to 6 districts are comprised to form a division (प्रमंडल). Each district is divided into sub-divisions (अनुमंडल), which are further sub-divided into CD blocks (प्रखण्ड).

Summary[edit]

Division Headquarters Districts District map of Bihar
Patna Patna Bhojpur, Buxar, Kaimur, Patna, Rohtas, Nalanda Divisions of Bihar.svg
Saran Chapra Saran, Siwan , Gopalganj
Tirhut Muzaffarpur East Champaran, Muzaffarpur, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Vaishali, West Champaran
Purnia Purnia Araria, Katihar, Kishanganj, Purnia
Bhagalpur Bhagalpur Banka, Bhagalpur
Darbhanga Darbhanga Darbhanga, Madhubani, Samastipur
Kosi Saharsa Madhepura, Saharsa, Supaul
Magadh Gaya Arwal, Aurangabad, Gaya, Jehanabad, Nawada
Munger Munger Begusarai,Jamui, Khagaria, Munger, Lakhisarai, Sheikhpura


Detailed List[edit]

  • #
Code District Headquarters Sub-Division(Taluka) Population (2011) Area (km²) Density (/km²)
(2011)
Map
1 AR Araria Araria
  • Araria
  • Jokihat
  • Kursakanta
  • Raniganj
  • Sikti
  • Palasi
  • Forbesganj
  • Narpatganj
  • Bhargama
2,811,569 2,829 751
Bihar district location map Araria.svg
2 AW Arwal Arwal
  • Arwal
  • Kaler
  • Karpi
  • Kurtha
  • Sonbhadra Banshi Suryapur
699,000 637 918
Bihar district location map Arwal.svg
3 AU Aurangabad Aurangabad
  • Aurangabad
  • Barun
  • Navinagar
  • Kutumba
  • Madanpur
  • Deo
  • Rafiganj
  • Obra
  • Daudnagar
  • Goh
  • Haspura
2,540,073 3,303 607
Bihar district location map Aurangabad.svg
4 BA Banka Banka
  • Amarpur
  • Banka
  • Barahat
  • Belhar
  • Bounsi
  • Chandan
  • Dhoraiya
  • Fullidumar
  • Katoriya
  • Rajoun
  • Sambhuganj
2,034,763 3,018 533
Bihar district location map Banka.svg
5 BE Begusarai Begusarai
  • Begusarai
  • Barauni
  • Teghra
  • Matihani
  • Bachhwara
  • Mansurchak
  • Naokothi
  • Cheriabariyarpur
  • Sahebpur Kamal
  • Bakhari
  • Birpur
  • Dandari
  • Garhpura
  • Balia
  • Chhorahi
  • Khodawandpur
  • Bhagwanpur
  • Samho Akha Kurha
2,970,541 1,917 1,222
Bihar district location map Begusarai.svg
6 BG Bhagalpur Bhagalpur
  • Goradih
  • Jagdishpur
  • Nathnagar
  • Sabour
  • Shahkund
  • Sultanganj
  • Kahalgaon
  • Pirpainty
  • Sanhaula
  • Bihpur
  • Gopalpur
  • Ismailpur
  • Kharik
  • Narayanpur
  • Naugachhiya
  • Rangrachowk
3,037,766 2,569 946
Bihar district location map Bhagalpur.svg
7 BJ Bhojpur Arrah 2,728,407 2,473 903
Bihar district location map Bhojpur.svg
8 BU Buxar Buxar 1,706,352 1,624 864
Bihar district location map Buxar.svg
9 DA Darbhanga Darbhanga
  • Darbhanga Sadar
  • Benipur
  • Baheri
  • Ali Nagar
  • Hanuman Nagar
  • Bahadurpur
  • Hayaghat
  • Keoti
  • Singhwara
  • Jale
  • Manigachhi
  • Tardih
  • Biraul
  • Ghanshyampur
  • Kusheshwar Asthan
  • Kusheshwar Asthan East
  • Kiratpur
  • Gaura Bauram
3,937,385 2,278 1,442
Bihar district location map Darbhanga.svg
10 EC East Champaran Motihari 5,099,371 3,969 991
Bihar district location map East Champaran.svg
11 GA Gaya Gaya 4,391,418 4,978 696
Bihar district location map Gaya.svg
12 GO Gopalganj Gopalganj 2,562,012 2,033 1,057
Bihar district location map Gopalganj.svg
13 JA Jamui Jamui 1,760,405 3,099 451
Bihar district location map Jamui.svg
14 JE Jehanabad Jehanabad 1,125,313 1,569 963
Bihar district location map Jehanabad.svg
15 KH Khagaria Khagaria 1,666,886 1,486 859
Bihar district location map Khagaria.svg
16 KI Kishanganj Kishanganj 1,690,400 1,884 687
Bihar district location map Kishanganj.svg
17 KM Kaimur Bhabua 1,626,384 3,363 382
Bihar district location map Kaimur.svg
18 KT Katihar Katihar 3,071,029 3,056 782
Bihar district location map Katihar.svg
19 LA Lakhisarai Lakhisarai 1,000,912 1,229 652
Bihar district location map Lakhisarai.svg
20 MB Madhubani Madhubani 4,487,379 3,501 1,020
Bihar district location map Madhubani.svg
21 MG Munger Munger 1,367,765 1,419 800
Bihar district location map Munger.svg
22 MP Madhepura Madhepura 2,001,762 1,787 853
Bihar district location map Madhepura.svg
23 MZ Muzaffarpur Muzaffarpur 4,801,062 3,173 1,180
Bihar district location map Muzaffarpur.svg
24 NL Nalanda Bihar Sharif 2,877,653 2,354 1,006
Bihar district location map Nalanda.svg
25 NW Nawada Nawada 2,219,146 2,492 726
Bihar district location map Nawada.svg
26 PA Patna Patna
  • Patna Sadar
  • Sampatchak
  • Phulwarisarif
  • Fatwah
  • Daniyawan
  • Khusrupur
  • Athmal gola
  • Mokama
  • Belchhi
  • Ghoswari
  • Pandarak
  • Bakhtiyarpur
  • Barh
  • Masaurhi
  • Punpun
  • Dhanarua
  • Danapur
  • Maner
  • Bihta
  • Naubatpur
  • Paliganj
  • Dulhinbazar
  • Bikram
5,838,465 3,202 1,471
Bihar district location map Patna.svg
27 PU Purnia Purnia 3,264,619 3,228 787
Bihar district location map Purnia.svg
28 RO Rohtas Sasaram 2,959,918 3,850 636
Bihar district location map Rohtas.svg
29 SH Saharsa Saharsa 1,900,661 1,702 885
Bihar district location map Saharsa.svg
30 SM Samastipur Samastipur
  • Tajpur
  • Morwa
  • Khanpur
  • Sarairanjan
  • Pusa
  • Warishnagar
  • Kalyanpur
  • Rosera
  • Hasanpur
  • Bithan
  • Shivajinagar
  • Singhiya
  • Bibhutipur
  • Dalsingsarai
  • Ujiyarpur
  • Vidyapatinagar
  • Patori
  • Mohanpur
  • Mohiuddin Nagar
4,261,566 2,905 1,175
Bihar district location map Samastipur.svg
31 SO Sheohar Sheohar 656,916 443 1,161
Bihar district location map Sheohar.svg
32 SP Sheikhpura Sheikhpura 634,927 689 762
Bihar district location map Sheikhpura.svg
33 SR Saran Chhapra 3,951,862 2,641 1,231
Bihar district location map Saran.svg
34 ST Sitamarhi Dumra, Sitamarhi 3,423,574 2,199 1,214
Bihar district location map Sitamarhi.svg
35 SU Supaul Supaul 2,229,076 2,410 724
Bihar district location map Supaul.svg
36 SW Siwan Siwan 3,330,464 2,219 1,221
Bihar district location map Siwan.svg
37 VA Vaishali Hajipur 3,495,021 2,036 1,332
Bihar district location map Vaishali.svg
38 WC West Champaran Bettiah 3,935,042 5,229 582
Bihar district location map West Champaran.svg

See Also[edit]

Administrative Division in Details
Divisions 9
Districts 38
Subdivisions 101
Cities and towns 207
Blocks 534
Villages 45,103
Panchayats 8,406
Police Districts 43
Police Stations 853

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