Does Bihar comes in north India?

Capital Patna
Largest city Patna
Districts 38

Is Bihar east or north India?

Bihar is located in the eastern part of India. The state is surrounded by Nepal in the north, West Bengal in the east, Uttar Pradesh in the west, and Jharkhand in the south.

Which state comes in north India?

The northern region is among the largest regions in India comprising eight states — Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh and UT Chandigarh.

Is Bihar in Northeast?

India’s state of Bihar is located in the country’s northeastern region. … It’s located between West Bengal to the east and Uttar Pradesh to the west. Nepal is located north of the state, and Jharkhand is directly to its south.

Why is Bihar famous?

The name Bihar is a derivative from Vihara, which means ‘monastery’. True to its name and its rich cultural heritage, the state houses various monasteries and it is famous for monuments belonging to various religions. The major empires of India rose to great heights here and they succumbed here as well.

Is Bihar part of UP?

It is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, and with Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east.

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Area rank 12th
Population (2011)
• Total 104,099,452
• Rank 3rd

Who gave the name Bihar?

The word ‘Bihar’ has originated from the ‘Viharas’ which means resting house of Buddhist monk but it was the Muslim rulers of 12th Century who started calling the state as ‘Bihar’. 1. Aryans started moving towards Eastern India in the later Vedic period (1000-600 BC).