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Begusarai district is one of the thirty-seven districts of Bihar state, India, and Begusarai town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Begusarai district is a part of Munger division.

It was established in 1870 as a subdivision of Munger District. In 1972, it was given district status. The name of the district apparently comes from Begu, a man who looked after Sarai, an old and small inn.

It is represented in Parliament of India by Rajeev Ranjan Singh of the Janata Dal (United).

Headquarters: Begusarai Location : latitudes 25.15N & 25.45N and longitudes 85.45E & 86.36E
Area: 1918.0km?
Population: Total: 2342989 Rural: Urban:
Sub Divisions: Begusarai, Manjhaul, Ballia, Bakhari, Teghara.
Blocks: 18
Agriculture: Kharif: Paddy, Arahar, Urad. Rabi: Wheat, Macca, Gram, Masur, Mater, Mustard, Tisi, Sunflower.
Cash Corps : oilseeds, tobacco, jute, potato, red chilies, tomato and andi.
Industry: Indian Oil Refinery- Barauni, Thermal power station- Barauni and hundreds of small industrial units in the private sector.
Rivers: Ganga, Burhi Gandak, Balan, Bainty, Baya and Chandrabhaga.
Kaver Jheel: Kaver Jheel one of the Asia's largest fresh water lake, also famous for Birds' sanctuary.
Noteworthy : Bridge across Ganges at Barauni, Resting spot for migratory birds, Industrial complex at Barauni.

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  • Izzur Rahman Advocate Office, Bairwa Jyoti wrote 25 days ago:
    what is the contact number of izzur rahman sahab(advocate) from begusarai
  • Akansha Enterprises, Saket Singh wrote 3 months ago:
  • B.P. High School,Begusrai, ajay ranjan 1989 - 10th passout (guest) wrote 3 months ago:
    Best memories of life . Tulsi Jayanti of each year , 100 yr celebration and scout mela . I am pass out of 1989 (10th batch) . 7 yrs of life in this school. Love my school where I understand true Indian value. Still rembeber all my teachers ( Baba , Dinesh sir , Surender sir , R P Singh Sir , Ram Narayan Sinha Sir , Bijya Madam etc)
  • Late Om Prakash Singh (Om Babu) - House, Chhitrour, Neelesh kumar (guest) wrote 3 months ago:
    Chhitrour is the place which i can't forgot, i love my village more from my life.
  • A. K Singh Advocate, A.K. Singh (guest) wrote 6 months ago:
    He is a senior Civil Advocate
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