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Sahibganj District

Sahibganj District was elevated from the Rajmahal and Pakur sub-divisions of old Santhal Pargana District. It is bounded by the river Ganges and Katihar District of the state of Bihar in the north, Godda District in the south, Malda and Murshidabad districts of West Bengal in the east and Bhagalpur District in the west. The geographical area is 1,549 sq km. Paharias, Mal Paharias and Santhals are the main inhabitants. The people engage in carpentry, handloom weaving, rope making, earthenware making and stoneware making. The major tourist destinations are Rajmahal, Mangalhat, Kanhaiyasthan, Teliagarhi Fort, Shivgadi, Binduvasini Temple, Shukravasini Temple and Udhwa Bird Sanctuary.

Updated on 7th June, 2005

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