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List of districts of Bihar

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Bihar, a state of India, currently has 38 administrative districts, 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 comprise to form a division (प्रमंडल). Each district is divided into sub-divisions (अनुमंडल), which are further sub-divided into CD blocks (प्रखण्ड).

Districts of Bihar

SummaryEdit

# Code District Headquarters Population (2011) Area (km²) Density (/km²)
(2001)
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1 AR Araria Araria 2,811,569 2,829 751
2 AW Arwal Arwal 699,000 637 918
3 AU Aurangabad Aurangabad 2,540,073 3,303 607
4 BA Banka Banka 2,034,763 3,018 533
5 BE Begusarai Begusarai 2,970,541 1,917 1,222
6 BG Bhagalpur Bhagalpur 3,037,766 2,569 946
7 BJ Bhojpur Arrah 2,728,407 2,473 903
8 BU Buxar Buxar 1,706,352 1,624 864
9 DA Darbhanga Darbhanga 3,937,385 2,278 1,442
10 EC East Champaran Motihari 5,099,371 3,969 991
11 GA Gaya Gaya 4,391,418 4,978 696
12 GO Gopalganj Gopalganj 2,562,012 2,033 1,057
13 JA Jamui Jamui 1,760,405 3,099 451
14 JE Jehanabad Jehanabad 1,125,313 1,569 963
15 KH Khagaria Khagaria 1,666,886 1,486 859
16 KI Kishanganj Kishanganj 1,690,400 1,884 687
17 KM Kaimur Bhabua 1,626,384 3,363 382
18 KT Katihar Katihar 3,071,029 3,056 782
19 LA Lakhisarai Lakhisarai 1,000,912 1,229 652
20 MB Madhubani Madhubani 4,487,379 3,501 1,020
21 MG Munger Munger 1,367,765 1,419 800
22 MP Madhepura Madhepura 2,001,762 1,787 853
23 MZ Muzaffarpur Muzaffarpur 4,801,062 3,173 1,180
24 NL Nalanda Bihar Sharif 2,877,653 2,354 1,006
25 NW Nawada Nawada 2,219,146 2,492 726
26 PA Patna Patna 5,838,465 3,202 1,471
27 PU Purnia Purnia 3,264,619 3,228 787
28 RO Rohtas Sasaram 2,959,918 3,850 636
29 SH Saharsa Saharsa 1,900,661 1,702 885
30 SM Samastipur Samastipur 4,261,566 2,905 1,175
31 SO Sheohar Sheohar 656,916 443 1,161
32 SP Sheikhpura Sheikhpura 634,927 689 762
33 SR Saran Chhapra 3,951,862 2,641 1,231
34 ST Sitamarhi Dumra, Sitamarhi 3,423,574 2,199 1,214
35 SU Supaul Supaul 2,229,076 2,410 724
36 SW Siwan Siwan 3,330,464 2,219 1,221
37 VA Vaishali Hajipur 3,495,021 2,036 1,332
38 WC West Champaran Bettiah 3,935,042 5,229 582

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