Khagaria is a district in the Indian state of Bihar, located in the eastern part of the country. The district has a rich history, culture, and heritage, which makes it an important tourist destination.
The history of Khagaria can be traced back to the ancient times when the region was ruled by various dynasties. The region was a part of the Mauryan Empire during the reign of Emperor Ashoka. Later, it came under the control of the Gupta Empire, followed by the Pala dynasty. The region also witnessed the rule of the Mughals and the British.
Khagaria is located in the eastern part of Bihar and is surrounded by the districts of Samastipur, Begusarai, Bhagalpur, and Munger. The district is situated at an altitude of 41 meters above sea level and covers an area of 1486.9 square kilometers. The district is situated on the banks of the river Ganges and its tributaries, the Kosi and the Bagmati. The climate of the district is characterized by hot and humid summers and mild winters.
According to the 2011 census, the total population of Khagaria was 1,660,689, of which 865,263 were males and 795,426 were females. The district has a literacy rate of 55.53%, which is lower than the national average. The major languages spoken in the district are Bhojpuri, Hindi, and Maithili.
The economy of Khagaria is largely based on agriculture. The district is known for its production of paddy, wheat, and maize. The district also has a significant number of industries, including textile mills, paper mills, and sugar factories. The district is also rich in natural resources, including coal, bauxite, and limestone.
The culture of Khagaria is rich and diverse. The district is known for its traditional folk music and dance forms, including the Bidesia and Jhumar. The district is also known for its cuisine, which is characterized by its use of local ingredients and spices. The major festivals celebrated in the district include Holi, Diwali, and Chhath Puja.
Khagaria is home to several tourist attractions that draw visitors from all over the country. Some of the major tourist attractions in the district are:
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