About Katihar district:

Katihar is a district in Bihar state, India. The total area of the district is 3,056 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 3068149 living in houses, among them male population is 1601158 and female population is 1466991. Sex ratio of the district is 919 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 52.24%.

Katihar district vehicle registration code is BR 39. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Katihar.




Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • Single Phase with connected load less than 7 kW - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.00 per unit, 101 to 200 units = Rs.3.65 per unit, 201 to 300 units = Rs.4.35, 301 and above units = Rs.5.45
  • Three Phase with connected load more than 5 KW - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.00 per unit, 101 to 200 units = Rs.3.65 per unit, 201 to 300 units = Rs.4.35, 301 and above units = Rs.5.45
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 Katihar district.

Katihar 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 Katihar.

Top tourist places in Katihar:

Places of interest in Katihar:

Badi Durga mandir, Gorakhnath Temple, Kali Mandir, Maharshi Mehi das Temple, TMAA Federation of Martial Arts, Baba Nageswar Nath temple, Baghi Math 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.

Railway Stations in Katihar district:

  • Azamnagar Road
  • Ajharail
  • Dalan
  • Dandkhora
  • Gorphar
  • Karagola Road
  • Katihar Junction
  • Kursela
  • Mahiyarpur
  • Manihari
  • Meenapur
  • Manshahi
  • Nayatola
  • Barsoi Junction
  • Rautara
  • Salmari
  • Semapur
  • Sewapuri
  • Sudhani
  • Telta

Insurance Companies in Katihar:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Katihar:

Blood banks in Katihar:

  • Katihar Medical College Blood Bank , Katihar
  • Sadar Hospital , Katihar

Trading companies in Katihar:

Hotels in Katihar:

  • Hotel Satkar, Dr.Rajendra Prasad Path, New Market, Katihar, Bihar 854105
  • HOTEL JMD INTERNATIONAL,NH 81, Mirchaibari, Katihar, Bihar 854105
  • Hotel Deluxe,Rajendra Prasad Path, Katihar, Bihar 854105
  • Hotel RajNirmal,SBI Lane, MG Road, Katihar, Bihar 854105
  • Hotel Vaishali, Rajendra Prasad Path, Kulipara, Katihar, Bihar 854105
  • HOTEL PREM PARADISE, Near Shayak Thana, Katihar-Manihari Rd, Mirchaibari, Katihar, Bihar 854105
  • Rajsthan Hotel,Binodpur, Katihar, Bihar 854105
  • Hotel Annapurna,National Highway 81, Kadwa, Katihar, Bihar 854105

Theatres in Katihar district:

  • Durga Talkies - P.O-Sonali, Sonali

Demographics:

C.D.Block in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Amdabad 167,398 86,820 80,578
Azamnagar 315,610 164,364 151,246
Balrampur 158,976 82,192 76,784
Barari 285,381 149,773 135,608
Barsoi 344,133 179,378 164,755
Dandkhora 68,055 35,321 32,734
Falka 155,663 80,642 75,021
Hasanganj 55,906 28,994 26,912
Kadwa 346,902 180,485 166,417
Katihar 95,556 49,759 45,797
Korha 282,813 146,408 136,405
Kursela 63,928 33,568 30,360
Manihari 164,778 86,319 78,459
Mansahi 84,257 43,777 40,480
Pranpur 144,297 74,979 69,318
Sameli 84,486 44,038 40,448
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 13
2 Andhra Bank 1
3 Axis Bank 1
4 Bank Of Baroda 4
5 Bank Of India 3
6 Canara Bank 3
7 Central Bank Of India 27
8 HDFC Bank 1
9 ICICI Bank Limited 1
10 IDBI Bank 1
11 Indian Bank 1
12 Indian Overseas Bank 4
13 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 1
14 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
15 Punjab National Bank 3
16 State Bank Of India 27
17 Syndicate Bank 1
18 UCO Bank 1
19 Union Bank Of India 2
20 United Bank Of India 8
21 YES Bank 1