7 Things You Must Know About the State of Bihar

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18 February 2024

Ravi Shankar Kumar || ExamVatika.com

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Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is also the third-largest state by population. 

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Bihar is surrounded by Nepal to the north, West Bengal to the east, Uttar Pradesh to the west, and Jharkhand to the south.

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Patna is the capital city of Bihar. It is situated on the banks of the Ganges River.

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Bodh Gaya is an important site in Bihar where Gautam Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree.

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Agriculture is the backbone of Bihar's economy. Bihar is known for its production of rice, wheat, maize, and sugarcane.

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Hindi is the official language of Bihar. Maithili, Bhojpuri, Magahi, and English are also spoken here.

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Sonepur Mela is one of Asia's largest cattle fairs. It is held annually in Bihar.