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Kishanganj District : Bihar

About District

The Kishanganj District came into existence on 14th January 1990. Earlier it was the old and important Sub-Division of Purnea. The district occupies an area of 1,884 square kilometres. According to the 2011 census Kishanganj district has a population of 1,690,948. Kishanganj district is surrounded by Araria district in the west, Purnia district in the south-west, Uttar Dinajpur district ofWest Bengal on the east, and Darjeeling district of West Bengal and Nepal on the north. A narrow strip of West Bengal, about 20 km wide separates it from Bangladesh. Kishanganj district is located between 250 20’ and 260 30’ north latitudes, and 870 7’ and 880 19’ east longitudes. Major rivers flowing through the district are Mahananda, Kankai, Mechi, Donk, Ratua and Ramzan Sudhani. The places of interest in the districts are Kadam Rasul Majar,Kishanganj, Bhotnathesawar Mahadev Mandir,Kishanganj, Gurudwara Kishanganj, Kali Mandir Odra Ghat,Kishanganj, Temple at odra Ghat Kishanganj, Barijaan Surya Mandir,Kishanganj, Catholic Church Kishanganj and Masjid, Kishanganj.

District at a Glance

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