Saturday, August 15, 2009

How To Reach Bhagalpur??

Bhagalpur is one of the oldest districts of Bihar located in the Southern region. It is situated in the plains of Ganga basin at height of 141 feet above sea level.
It covers an area of 2569.50 sq. km. It Lies between 25°07 - 25°30'N Latitude and between 86°37 ' - 87°30 'E longitude.
The district is surrounded by Munger, Khagaria, Madhepura, Purnea, Kathiar & Banka districts of Bihar and Godda & Sahebganj districts of Jharkhand.
The important places to see are high tower at Bhagalpur town, temple of Dudheswara Mahadeva, the University & Jain temple at Nathanagar, Sultanganj, the royal university of Vikramsila, Mandar hills and Sahjangi


National Highway 31 runs through the entire Naugachia Police District and subdivision. This highway connects the subdivisions directly to Patna via Begusarai and Khagaria and runs up to Guwahati via Purnea-Kishanganj. In addition, Mokama Farakka road has also been declared as National Highway No. 81. It passes through Bhagalpur town and Kahalgoan.


Bhagalpur lies on the broad gauge Loop line of the Eastern railway running from Kiul to Burdwan. Important stations in this District include Sultanganj, Bhagalpur, Sabour, Kahalgaon.
A branch line runs from Bhagalpur to Mandar Hill (21 Kms.). North Bhagalpur is served by the Barauni-Katihar section of the North Eastern Frontier Railway. Narainpur, Bihpur, Naugauchia and Katihar Railway Stations lie on this line.

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