84°8′E) is an administrative district
in the state of Bihar
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
Bhojpur district is one of the thirty-seven districts of Bihar
town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Bhojpur
district is a part of Patna
This area is known for its rich language - Bhojpuri.
This district played a major role in India's struggle for independence.
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:
Sub Divisions: Ara Sadar, Jagdishpur, Piro
Blocks: Ara Sadar,Udwantnagar, Jagdishpur, Koilwar, Sahar,
Barhara, Sandesh, Shahpur, Charpokhari, Piro, Tarari, Bihia,
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
Colleges:Maharaja College,Jagjivan College,Jain College,
Brahamrishi College School-hnk high school,hpd jain school.