Bihar (/bɨˈhɑr/, pronounced [bɪˈɦaːr] (listen)) is a state in northren Indie. 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 are belaw the age o 25, which is the heichest proportion in Indie.
The Bihar plain is dividit intae twa pairts bi the river Ganges which flows through the middle frae wast tae east. Bihar haes notifee'd forest aurie o 6,764.14 km2, which is 6.8% o its geografical aurie. Hindi an Urdu are the offeecial leids o the state, while the majority o the fowk speak Angika, Bhojpuri, Magadhi, Maithili and Bajjika. In 2000, Bihar was divided into 2 parts, the Southern part kent as Jharkhand.