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Begusarai District : Bihar

About District

The district Begusarai of Bihar lies on the northern bank of river Ganga.Earlier it was a part of the greater Munger district. Begusarai district was carved out of it as a separate district on 2nd October 1972. Geographically, lying between latitudes 25°15' and 25° 45' north and longitudes 85°45' and 86°36" east,it covers an area of 1918 In the north, it shares its boundaries with Samastipur district; in the east and NE it is surrounded by Khagaria district.In the southeastern part lies the Munger district.In the south is Lakhisarai and in the southwestern side,along the banks of River Ganga,it is shares its boundaries with Patna district. Administratively the district is divided into 5 Sub-Divisions, 18 Blocks, 1229 Revenue Villages. economy is mainly agriculture based and the major crops are wheat, maize, chilli, sugarcane etc.Two big industries mark the skyline of the district i.e. Thermal power station and Petro-Chemicals factory and Oil refinery complex at Barauni. Rajendra Bridge across Ganges at Barauni forms an important link way connecting north and south Bihar,Resting spot for migratory birds in a wetland known as Kanwar tal and the Ghats of Ganga at Simaria possessing religious importance,exists as a potential tourist spots.

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