Bihar
Bihar (/bɨˈhɑr/; [bɪˈɦaːr]) is a state in East India. It is the 13th largest state, with an area of 94,163 km (36,357 sq mi) and the 3rd largest by population; its population is the fas...
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History of Bihar
The history of Bihar is one of the most varied in India. Ancient Bihar, known as Magadha,was originally known as vihar.. was the centre of power, learning, and culture in India for 1000 years. India's...
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Magadha
Magadha (Sanskrit: मगध; IAST: Magadha) formed one of the sixteen Mahā-Janapadas (Sanskrit: "Great Countries") or kingdoms in ancient India. The core of the kingdom was the area of Bihar south of t...
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History of Buddhism in India
Buddhism is a world religion, which arose in and around the ancient Kingdom of Magadha (now in Bihar, India), and is based on the teachings of Siddhārtha Gautama who was deemed a "Buddha" ("Awakened O...
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Decline of Buddhism in India
The decline of Buddhism in India, the land of its birth, occurred for a variety of reasons and happened even as it continued to flourish beyond the frontiers of India.Buddhism had seen a steady growth...
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2008 attacks on North Indians in Maharashtra
The 2008 attacks on Uttar Pradeshi and Bihari migrants in Maharashtra began on 3 February 2008 after violent clashes between workers of two political parties—Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and Samaj...
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Geography of Bihar
Bihar is located in the eastern region of India between latitude 24°-20'-10" N ~ 27°-31'-15" N and longitude 82°-19'-50" E ~ 88°-17'-40" E. It is an entirely land–locked state, in a Sub Tropical regi...
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Climate of Bihar
Bihar completely lies in the Sub Tropical region of Temperate zone and its climatic type is Humid Sub Tropical (Cwa).
The cold weather commences early in November and comes to an end in the middle...
Flora of Bihar
The Indian state of Bihar contains sub-Himalayan foothills and mountains with moist deciduous forests. Rainfall may exceed 1600 millimeters per year. Common trees include Shorea robusta (sal), Toona c...
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Fauna of Bihar
The Ganges River dolphin, or “susu” occur in the Ganges and Brahmaputra, south Asia’s largest river systems. It can now be considered amongst the most endangered mammals of the region.The Ganges Rive...
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Protected areas of Bihar
Bihar is a state in East India. It is bounded by Uttar Pradesh to the west, Nepal to the north, West Bengal to the east and Jharkhand to the south. About 7% of the state is protected forest area.
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Demographics of Bihar
Bihar is third most populated state of India with total population of 103,804,637 (54,185,347 Male and 49,619,290 Female)
Bihar is third most populated state of India with total population of 82,...
Government of Bihar
The Government of Bihar, known locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Bihar and its 9 divisions which consist of 38 districts . It consists of an execut...
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Divisions of Bihar
The state of Bihar in India is divided into 9 divisions.
Districts of Bihar
Bihar, a state of India, has currently thirty-eight administrative districts.A district of an Indian state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a district magistrate or a deputy commissio...
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Politics of Bihar
The Politics of Bihar, a state in eastern India, was characterised, in the early 2000s, by weak governance and corrupt politicians. Currently, there are three main political formations: Janata Dal, Bh...
Economy of Bihar
The economy of Bihar is largely service-oriented, but it also has a significant agricultural base. The state also has a small industrial sector. As of 2012, agriculture accounts for 22%, industry 5% a...
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Education in Bihar
Bihar, India, has been a major centre of learning, home to the universities of Nalanda (one of the earliest universities of India dating back to the fifth century) and Vikramshila. That tradition of l...
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Literacy in Bihar
Bihar has a total literacy rate of 63.82%. Overall Males and Female literacy rate is 73.39% and 53.33% respectively. Total Rural literacy rate in Bihar is 43.9%. In rural areas of Bihar, Males and F...
List of educational institutions in Bihar

In Bihar there are fourteen state universities, three central universities and two deemed universities & one Private university. After 2005, Bihar has experienced a lots of reforms. Many worl...
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Culture of Bihar
The culture of Bihar, a northern state of India, includes aspects such as literature, cuisine, performing and visual arts, and festivals.
Hindi, Maithili and Urdu are the official languages of the...
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Languages in Bihar
Bihari is the western group of Eastern Indic languages, spoken in Bihar and neighboring states in India. Angika, Bajjika, Bhojpuri, Magahi, and Maithili are spoken in Nepal as well. The Angika, Bajjik...
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Literature in Bihar

Bihari literature has been produced by a number of writers of Hindi, including Raja Radhika Raman Singh, Acharya Ramlochan Saran, Acharya Shivpujan Sahay, Divakar Prasad Vidyarthy, Ramdhari Singh...
Angika
Angika (अंगिका) is a language spoken in Eastern Part of Bihar, Santhal Praganas of Jharkhand and Maldah District of West Bengal. Angika is an Indo-Aryan of the Anga region of India, a 58,000 km a...
Bhojpuri
Bhojpuri (Devanagari: भोजपुरी  listen ) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Bhojpuri region of North India and Nepal. It is chiefly spoken in the Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh, in the w...
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Magadhi
The Magahi language (Devanagari: मगही; also known as Magadhi, मगधी) is a language spoken in India and Nepal. In Nepal it is known as ancient Nepali. Magadhi Prakrit was the ancestor of Magadhi, from w...
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Maithili language
Maithili (/ˈmaɪtɨli/; मैथिली, মৈথিলী, Maithilī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Nepal and northern India by 34.7 million people as of 2000, of which 2.8 million were in Nepal. It is written in the...
Magadhi Prakrit
Magadhi Prakrit (Ardhamāgadhī) is of one of the three Dramatic Prakrits, the written languages of Ancient India following the decline of Pali and Sanskrit. Magadhi Prakrit was spoken in the eastern In...