Araria district map:

About Araria district:

Araria is a district in Bihar state, India. The total area of the district is 2,829 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 2806200 living in houses, among them male population is 1460878 and female population is 1345322. Sex ratio of the district is 921 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 53.53%.

Araria district vehicle registration code is BR 38. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Araria.

Important Festivals of the district:

Dala Chhath, Deepawali (Diwali), Shravani Mela, Teej, Chitragupta Puja, Bihula-Bishari, Sonepur cattle fair, Saraswati Puja, Holi, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha, Muharram, Ram Navami, Rath yatra, Rakshabandhan, Maha Shivaratri, Durga Puja are the major festivals celebrated in Araria district.

Araria Cuisine:

Aloo gobi, Anarsa, Balushahi, Bhurta, Chaat, Chapati, Chinese bhel, Dahi vada, Dal, Gajar ka halwa, Ghugni, Gulab jamun, Handia, Kachori, Kheer, Mattar paneer, Okhlee, Pakora, Paratha, Rumali Roti, Saag, Sattu, Thekua, Tilkut, Vegetable tarkari are few of the many varieties of Araria.

Top tourist places in Araria:

Places of interest in Araria:

v.v.textile, durga mandir, sarai durga mandir, shiv mandir, kali mandir, kali mandir, metro talkies, metro talkies, uma talkies are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Rice, Wheat, Maize, turmeric, urad, moong, gram, peas, lentils, khesaria are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Hotels in Araria:

  • Hotel Jyoti Forbesganj,Ram Manohar Lohia Path, District Araria, Forbesganj, Bihar 854318
  • Hotel Ever Green,NH 57, PHED Colony, Araria, Bihar 854311
  • Hotel Jaiswal, National Highway 57, Rahika Tola, PHED Colony, Araria, Bihar 854312
  • Hotel Diya International Pvt Ltd,Kharahiya Basti, Araria, Bihar 854311

Theatres in Araria district:

  • Meera Talkies - Yadav Tola Road, Araria
  • No One Picture Place - P.O-Kliyaganj, Baluakaliaganj
  • Prem Talkies - Forbasegunj, Forbasegunj
  • Star Picture Palace - Sisauna, Jokihat

Demographics:

Blocks/Mandals in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Araria 386,508 200,411 186,097
Bhargama 230,835 120,475 110,360
Forbesganj 396,364 206,539 189,825
Jokihat 322,192 167,889 154,303
Kursakatta 149,231 78,008 71,223
Narpatganj 351,773 183,366 168,407
Palasi 248,369 128,843 119,526
Raniganj 398,977 207,079 191,898
Sikti 158,543 81,644 76,899
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 6
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Bank Of Baroda 11
4 Canara Bank 4
5 Central Bank Of India 8
6 Corporation Bank 1
7 HDFC Bank 2
8 ICICI Bank Limited 1
9 IDBI Bank 1
10 Indian Bank 1
11 Indian Overseas Bank 1
12 Punjab National Bank 3
13 State Bank Of India 27
14 UCO Bank 1
15 Union Bank Of India 3
16 United Bank Of India 2