Bihar

BIHAR

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Bihar is a state in East India, bordering Nepal. It is divided by the River Ganges, which floods its fertile plains. Important Buddhist pilgrimage sites include the Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya’s Mahabodhi Temple, under which the Buddha allegedly meditated.

Capital Patna
Nick name The Silk City of India
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi
National Park & wildlife
sanctuary
Barela Jheel Salim Ali Bird WLS
Bhimbandh WLS
Gautam Budha WLS
Kanwarjheel WLS
Kaimur WLS
Kusheshwar Asthan Bird WLS
Nagi Dam WLS
Nakti Dam WLS
Pant (Rajgir) WLS
Udaipur WLS
Valmiki WLS
Bird Santuary Nagi Dam Bird Sanctuary
Nakti Dam Bird Sanctuary
Bhimband Wildlife Sanctuary
Tiger Reserves Valmiki Wild Life Sanctuary
UNESCO World
Heritage site
Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University),
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya,
Power stations Barauni Thermal power station
Kanti Thermal Power station
NTPC Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Station
NTPC Barh Super Thermal Power Station
Kosi Hydro Power Station
Rivers GangaKoshi
Burgi Gandak
Mahananda
Punpun
Kamala
Dams Indrapuri Barrage (across Son river In Rohtas district in Bihar)
Folk  Dances Bidesia
SenkelaChhau
Ramkhelia
Jhumeri Dance
Harvesting Dance
Holi Dance
Sohar-Khilouna Dance
Kajari Dance
Jat-Jatin Dance
Jhijhian Dance
Sex – Ratio 918
Literacy 61.80
Major Mineral
Resources
Mica
Important Stadium Nalanda International Cricket Stadium
Patliputra Sports Complex
Moin-ul-Haq or Rajendra Nagar Stadium
Rajendra Stadium , Siwan, Bihar
Airports Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport- Patna
Darbhanga Airport  (Defence)
Important Festivals Chatth PujaSama-Chakeva
Ramnavami
Makar-Sankranti
Bihula
Madhushravani

Tribes Oraon Tribes
Lohra tribes
Santhal tribes