Ruins of Nalanda University established by Emperor Ashoka, Biharhttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nalanda_University_India_ruins.jpg
is a state in eastern India. This moderate-size state ranks twelve out of the 28 states of the country, covering 99,200 sq km (38,292 sq mi). The state borders Uttar Pradesh
to the west, Jharkhand
to the south, and West Bengal
to the east. It also shares an international border with Nepal to the north.
Bihar is the third most populous state in India, with a population exceeding 100 million people. 85% of its population live in the countryside, and almost 58% are below the age of 25, making Bihar one of the fastest growing state by population. The state capital and largest city is Patna
How to go to Bihar
Most tourists to Bihar head for Bodh Gaya, which has an international airport that receives flights from Bangkok and Paro in Bhutan. The state of Bihar is also connected by rail to all the major cities of India.
Ajgaivinath Temple, Sultanganj, Biharhttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ajgabinath.JPG
Main Cities in Bihar
Main Sights in Bihar
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