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West Champaran District : Bihar

About District

West Champaran District was carved out of the old Champaran District in the year 1972 as a result of re-organization of the District in the state.The total area of the District is 5228 Sq. Km. and the district is located between 26°16' and 27°31' north latitude and 83°50' and 85°18' east longitude. The district is bounded by Hilly region of Nepal on North, Gopalganj & part of Purbi Champaran District on South, Purbi champaran District on East and Padrauna & Deoria District of Uttar Pradesh on West. The district has 3 Sub-divisions, 18 blocks and 1483 Villages. Agriculture is the main source of income of the people in West Champaran. Some agro-based industries have flourished here and are being run successfully. The places of tourist and historic interest in the districts are Valmilki Nagar (Bhainsalotan), Bank of Triveni (Confluence), Bawangarhi, Bhiknathori, Sumeswer hills, Brindavan, Bhitiharawa Ashram, Nandangarh & Chankigarh, Ashoka Pillar, and Saraiya man.

District at a Glance

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