Khagaria is one of the important districts of Bihar
. It was carved from the Munger District
and consists of 7 blocks. Headquartered at Khagaria
, the district has a population of over one million.
Khagaria is bounded by Saharsa District
in the north, Madhepura District
in the north-east, Bhagalpur District
in the east, Munger District in the south, and Begusarai District
in the west. It also touches the districts of Samastipur
in its north-western side. Khagaria and Ghoghri are the two sub-divisions of the district.
Out of the total 1,486 sq km land area, 7 sq km comes under the forest area and the rest is used for the irrigation purpose. Economy depends mainly on agriculture. Paddy, wheat
and jute are some of the important agricultural crops. The Ganges
are the two major rivers of Khagaria.