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Bhojpur District, Bihar

Bhojpur (25°35′N 84°8′E) is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India. The district headquarters are located at Arrah also known as Ara. The district occupies an area of 2,474 kmē and has a population of 1,792,771 (as of 2001).

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

This area is known for its rich language - Bhojpuri.


This district played a major role in India's struggle for independence. Raja Kunwar Singh of Jagdishpur was the leader of the mutineers during the first war of independence in 1857, called the sepoy mutiny by the British. The fighting was so severe that two of the five Victoria Crosses ever awarded to civilians by the British were awarded during this battle. A third VC was awarded to an army officer.

Population: Total: 1,792,771 Rural: 1,557,287 Urban: 235,484
Sub Divisions: Ara Sadar, Jagdishpur, Piro
Blocks: Ara Sadar,Udwantnagar, Jagdishpur, Koilwar, Sahar, Barhara, Sandesh, Shahpur, Charpokhari, Piro, Tarari, Bihia, Agiawon,Garhani
Agriculture: Rich Paddy Fields, Wheat, Maize.
Industry: Rice and Oil Mills.
Rivers: Ganges, Sone.
Hotel:Shivam rest House,Station Road,Ara.,Park View Hotel, near ramna maidan.
Some Villages:Dhamar,Sinha Ghat,Babhangawan,Milki,Shambhuganj,Amarpur,Duroundha,Dhobhan,Dhamawal,Bharauli.
Colleges:Maharaja College,Jagjivan College,Jain College, Brahamrishi College School-hnk high school,hpd jain school.

 

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