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Banka District : Bihar

About District

The district of Banka is situated in far south - east of the State Bihar. The eastern and southern border of the district coincides with district Godda of the state - Jharkhand. In west and north east it touches Jamui and Munger district respectively. The old district Bhagalpur is situated in the north side of Banka. The geographical area of the district is 305621 hectare i.e. 3019.3465 Sq Km. The district head quarter of Banka is situated in Banka town. The district has been established on 21st, February, 1991. Earlier it was a Sub-Division of a the district Bhagalpur. The border of the district is adjacent to the state Jharkhand. Therefore the physical character (Natural environment) of the district resembles with that of Jharkhand. Chanan is the main river of the district. The district consists 11 blocks and two towns, Banka and Amarpur. The recognition of the district is Mandar Hill ( Mandar Parwat ) situated at Bounsi Block at about 18 Km from the District Head quarter raising its head since the epic period. The glorious fair Bounsi mela is held every year in the month of January.

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District at a Glance

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