Nalanda district map:

About Nalanda district:

Nalanda is a district in Bihar state, India. The total area of the district is 2,354 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 2872523 living in houses, among them male population is 1495577 and female population is 1376946. Sex ratio of the district is 922 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 64.43%.

Nalanda district vehicle registration code is BR 21. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Nalanda.

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 Nalanda district.

Nalanda 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 Nalanda.

Top tourist places in Nalanda:

Places of interest in Nalanda:

Nalanda University Ruins, Nalanda Archaeological Museum, Stupa of Sariputra, Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary, Xuanzang Memorial, Black Buddha Temple, Gaon Mandir 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 Nalanda:

  • Hotel Nalanda Regency,Nalanda, Rajgir, Bihar 803116
  • Siddharth Hotel,Rajgir, Opposite Old Japanese Temple, Near Hot Spring, Nalanda, Bihar 803116
  • SHUBHAM HOTEL & RESTAURANT,Fatehpur chowk, Nalanda-Rajgir Main Road, National Highway 82, Bidupur, Nalanda, Bihar 803111
  • The Rajgir Residency Hotel,Near Virayatan Rd, Nalanda, Bihar 803116
  • Indo Hokke Hotel,Virayatan Road, Near Viraytan, Rajgir, Bihar 803116
  • Hotel Diamond Plaza, Dharmshala Road, Near SBI Bank, Dist. Nalanda, Rajgir, Bihar 803116
  • HOTEL VIJAY, Beside Ram Krishna Math Rajgir, hot Spring waterfall, Kund Road, Rajgir, Bihar 803116
  • Hotel Laxmi Palace,College Road, Bangali Para, Rajgir, Bihar 803116

Theatres in Nalanda district:

Demographics:

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

Tehsil Population Male Female
Asthawan 163,938 84,532 79,406
Ben 87,387 45,549 41,838
Bihar Sharif 197,221 102,453 94,768
Bind 61,984 31,714 30,270
Chandi 152,156 79,124 73,032
Ekangarsarai 171,214 89,377 81,837
Giriak 96,845 50,124 46,721
Harnaut 176,140 92,491 83,649
Hilsa 146,257 76,172 70,085
Islampur 196,696 102,578 94,118
Karai Parsurai 73,951 38,305 35,646
Katrisarai 41,821 21,528 20,293
Nagar Nausa 94,467 49,319 45,148
Noorsarai 172,351 89,560 82,791
Parbalpur 70,316 36,686 33,630
Rahui 144,040 73,926 70,114
Rajgir 88,596 46,184 42,412
Sarmera 97,083 50,583 46,500
Silao 125,575 65,256 60,319
Tharthari 68,393 35,785 32,608
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 8
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Bank Of Baroda 2
4 Bank Of India 2
5 Canara Bank 8
6 Central Bank Of India 6
7 Corporation Bank 1
8 Dena Bank 2
9 HDFC Bank 3
10 ICICI Bank Limited 1
11 IDBI Bank 2
12 Indian Bank 1
13 Indian Overseas Bank 2
14 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 1
15 Punjab National Bank 4
16 State Bank Of India 14
17 Union Bank Of India 2
18 United Bank Of India 1
19 Vijaya Bank 1