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Gaya District : Bihar

About District

Gaya is 100 kilometers south of Patna, and is situated on the banks of Falgu River. It is a place sanctified by both the Hindu and the Buddhist religions. It is surrounded by small rocky hills (Mangala-Gauri, Shringa-Sthan, Ram-Shila and Brahmayoni) by three sides and the river flowing on the fourth (western) side. It is located at a Longitude of 84.40 to 85.50 towards East and the latitude is 24.50 - 25.100 towards North. Gaya occupies a total of 487607.83 sq. kms. Gaya is covered by Jehanabad district on the north, on the south by Chatra district of Jharkhand. On the east by Nawada district and on the west by Aurangabad district. The district is divided into 4 Sub-Division, 24 Blocks and 2889 villages.

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