Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge

Official seal of Bihar
Location o Bihar in Indie
Location o Bihar in Indie
Coordinates (Patna): 25°22′N 85°08′E / 25.37°N 85.13°E / 25.37; 85.13
RegionAngika Region, Bhojpur Region, Magadh Region, Mithila Region
DiveesionPatna, Tirhut, Saran, Darbhanga, Kosi, Purnia, Bhagalpur, Munger, Magadha
Established1912 (as Bihar)
Lairgest ceetyPatna
Destricts38 total
 • BodiGovrenment o Indie, Govrenment o Bihar
 • GovrenorDevanand Konwar
 • Chief MeenisterNitish Kumar (JDU)
 • LegislaturBicameral (243 + 75 seats)
 • Parliamentary constituency40
 • Heich CourtPatna Heich Court
 • Total94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi)
Area rank12t
 • Total103,804,637
 • Rank3rd
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-BR
Vehicle registrationBR
Human Development IndexIncrease 0.367 (low)
HDI rank21st (2011)
Literacy63.82% (28t)
73.4% (male)
53.3% (female)
Offeecial leid(s)Hindi, Urdu, Maithili,[2]

Bihar (/bˈhɑːr/, pronounced [bɪˈɦaːr] ( listen)) is a state in northren Indie.[3][4] It is the 12t lairgest state in terms o geografical size at 38,202 sq mi (98,940 km2) an 3rd lairgest bi population. Amaist 58% o Biharis is ablo the age o 25,[5] whilk is the heichest proportion in Indie.

The Bihar plain is dividit intae twa pairts bi the river Ganges whilk rins through the middle frae wast tae east.[6] Bihar haes notifee'd forest aurie o 6,764.14 km2,[7] whilk is 6.8% o its geografical aurie. Hindi an Urdu is the offeecial leids o the state, while the majority o the fowk speak Angika, Bhojpuri, Magadhi, Maithili and Bajjika. In 2000, Bihar wis divided intae 2 pairts, the Southren part kent as Jharkhand.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "census of india". Census of India 2001. Government of India. 27 Mey 2002. Retrieved 14 Apryle 2007.
  2. "National Commissioner Linguistic Minorities". Archived frae the original on 10 Apryle 2009. Retrieved 10 December 2010.
  3. "State Profile". Bihar Government website. Archived frae the original on 8 Februar 2010. Retrieved 23 Januar 2021.
  4. "Food riots, anger as floods swamp South Asia". Reuters India. 22 August 2008. Archived frae the original on 7 September 2008. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  5. Guruswamy, Mohan; Abhishek, Kaul (15 December 2003). "The Economic Strangulation of Bihar" (PDF). Centre for Policy Alternatives, New Delhi, India. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 30 Mey 2009. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  6. "State Profile". Archived frae the original on 22 September 2017. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  7. "State Profile". Gov. of India.