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Bhagalpur



Bhagalpur, the district administrative headquarters of Bhagalpur District, is located in Bihar and is 230 km east of Patna. It is situated on the banks of the Ganges.

This fertile region produces grain, rice, oilseeds, jute and sugarcane. Bhagalpur is famous for the production of coarse-silk goods. Bhagalpur University, sericulture institute, agricultural-research station are located here. The remains of Buddhist monasteries, some ancient cave sculptures and Bhagalpur Pillar are the archeological interests.

Bhagalpur Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station. The nearest airport is at Patna.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Bhagalpur

Bus Stations (1) Gurdwaras (1) Trains and Railway Stations (6)
Colleges and Research Institutions (1) Museums and Archives (2) Universities (1)
 

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