Bihar state map:

Bihar state capital city is Patna. The total area of the state is 94,163 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 10,40,99,452 among them male population is 5,42,78,157 and female population is 4,98,21,295. Sex ratio of the state is 918 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 63.4 %.

Bihar state vehicle registration code is BR.

Chief Minister of the state is Nitish Kumar and Governor is Ram Nath Kovind.

Electricity board in Bihar:

  • Regulatory Commission - Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission
  • Transmission Companies - Bihar State Power Transmission Company Ltd (BSPTC)
  • Distribution Companies - North Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd (NBPDC), South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd (SBPDC)

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

Quick Facts:

State Bihar
Meaning of Bihar Monastery
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day Wednesday, April 01, 1936
Capital City Patna
People of the state called as Bihari
Area 94,163 Km.sq
Population 10,40,99,452
Male Population 5,42,78,157
Female Population 4,98,21,295
Females per 1000 Males 918
Literacy Rate 63.4 %
State Vehicle Registration Code BR
Languages Hindi, Urdu, Maithili
No. of districts 38
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
Governor Ram Nath Kovind
Assembly Constituencies 243
Parliamentary Constituencies 40
State Animal Ox
State Flower Genda
State Bird House sparrow
State Tree Sacred Fig
Important Festivals of the state:

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 Bihar state.

Top tourist places in Bihar:

Mahabodhi Temple, 80 feet buddha, Vishwa Shanti Stupa, Nalanda University Ruin, Gol ghar, Maner Sharif, Barabar Caves, Kesaria, Valmiki Nagar Tiger Reserve, Mundeshwari Temple, Ruins of Vikramsila University, Rampurva are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

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

Important Rivers of the state:

Ganga, Bagmati , Gandak, Ghaghra, Phalgu River, Koshi River, Son River, Mahananda River, Punpun, Sapt Koshi, Bhutahi Balan are the major rivers that flow in Bihar.

Bihar 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 Bihar.

List of Medical Collegs in Bihar

  • Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College, Gaya
  • Darbhanga Medical College, Lehriasarai
  • Government Medical College, Bettiah
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences,Sheikhpura, Patna
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Bhagalpur
  • Katihar Medical College, Katihar
  • Lord Buddha Koshi Medical College and Hospital, Saharsa
  • Mata Gujri Memorial Medical College, Kishanganj
  • Nalanda Medical College, Patna
  • Narayan Medical College & Hospital, Sasaram
  • Patna Medical College, Patna
  • Shri Krishna Medical College, Muzzafarpur
  • Vardhman Institute of Medical Sciences, Pawapuri, Nalanda

Demographics:

Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, West Bengal are the neighbouring states of Bihar.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Araria 2806200 1460878 1345322
Arwal 699563 362945 336618
Aurangabad 2511243 1310867 1200376
Banka 2029339 1064307 965032
Begusarai 2954367 1560203 1394164
Bhabua 1626900 847784 779116
Bhagalpur 3032226 1614014 1418212
Bhojpur 2720155 1431722 1288433
Buxar 1707643 888356 819287
Darbhanga 3921971 2053043 1868928
Gaya 4379383 2266865 2112518
Gopalganj 2558037 1269677 1288360
Jamui 1756078 914368 841710
Jehanabad 1124176 586202 537974
Katihar 3068149 1601158 1466991
Khagaria 1657599 880065 777534
Kishanganj 1690948 868845 822103
Lakhisarai 1000717 526651 474066
Madhepura 1994618 1042373 952245
Madhubani 4476044 2324984 2151060
Munger 1359054 723280 635774
Muzaffarpur 4778610 2517500 2261110
Nalanda 2872523 1495577 1376946
Nawada 2216653 1145123 1071530
Pashchim Champaran 3922780 2057669 1865111
Patna 5772804 3051117 2721687
Purba Champaran 5082868 2674037 2408831
Purnia 3273127 1695829 1577298
Rohtas 2962593 1547856 1414737
Saharsa 1897102 995502 901600
Samastipur 4254782 2228432 2026350
Saran 3943098 2023476 1919622
Sheikhpura 634927 329593 305334
Sheohar 656916 347614 309302
Sitamarhi 3419622 1800441 1619181
Siwan 3318176 1672121 1646055
Supaul 2228397 1157815 1070582
Vaishali 3495249 1847058 1648191
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 224
2 Andhra Bank 27
3 Axis Bank 63
4 Bank Of Baroda 233
5 Bank Of India 333
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 13
7 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 1
8 Canara Bank 220
9 Central Bank Of India 457
10 Corporation Bank 40
11 Dena Bank 41
12 Federal Bank 7
13 HDFC Bank 88
14 HSBC Bank 1
15 ICICI Bank Limited 72
16 IDBI Bank 79
17 Indian Bank 54
18 Indian Overseas Bank 98
19 Indusind Bank 15
20 ING Vysya Bank 2
21 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 1
22 Karnataka Bank Limited 1
23 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 8
24 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 43
25 Punjab And Sind Bank 12
26 Punjab National Bank 592
27 Reserve Bank Of India 1
28 South Indian Bank 2
29 Standard Chartered Bank 1
30 State Bank Of Bikaner And Jaipur 16
31 State Bank Of Hyderabad 1
32 State Bank Of India 980
33 State Bank Of Patiala 3
34 Syndicate Bank 58
35 UCO Bank 228
36 Union Bank Of India 140
37 United Bank Of India 99
38 Vijaya Bank 32
39 YES Bank 5