Bihar Basic Information: General; Demography and Administration, Download PDF

By Avinash Kumar|Updated : August 19th, 2021

Bihar Basic Information: Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the third-largest state by population and the twelfth-largest by territory, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). It is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, and Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east. Three main cultural regions converge in the state: Magadh, Mithila, and Bhojpur. Bihar is also the world's fourth-most populous sub-national entity.

Here, we are giving the complete study material of ‘Basic Information of Bihar’ that will ease the journey of aspirants to crack the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state-level examinations.

General Information

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Date of Formation

22nd March 1912

Capital of the state

Patna

Latitude of the State

24°20' N to 27°3' N

Longitude of the State

83°19' E to 88°17' E

Total Geographical Area of the State

94,163 sq km

High Court of the State

Patna

Language of the State

Hindi and Urdu

Length (North to South)

345 km

Length (East to West)

483 km

Height above Sea Level (Average)

173 ft

Annual Rainfall

1158 mm

Administration

Information

Data

Districts

38

Division

9

Sub-division

101

Blocks

534

Panchayats

8406

Zila Parishad

38

Lok Sabha Seats

40

Rajya Sabha Seats

16

Demography

Information

Data

Population   

10,40,99,452 

* Male

5,42,78,157

* Female

4,98,21,295

Sex Ratio

918

Sex Ratio (0-6 years)

935

SC Population

1,65,67,325 

* Male

86,06,253

* Female

79,61,072

SC Population (%)

15.9

ST Population

13,36,573

* Male

6,82,516

* Female

6,54,057

ST Population (%)

1.3

Total Literacy Population

5,25,04,553 

* Male

3,16,08,023

* Female

2,08,96,530 

Literacy rate (%)

61.8

Male Literacy Rate (%)

71.2

Female Literacy Rate (%)

51.5

 

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Shahid AnwarDec 10, 2020

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