Darbhanga district

Darbhanga district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state in eastern India, and Darbhanga city is the administrative headquarters of this district and 5th largest city of Bihar as well. Darbhanga district is a part of Darbhanga Division. The district is bounded on the north by Madhubani district, on the south by Samastipur district, on the east by Saharsa district and on the west by Sitamarhi and Muzaffarpur districts. The district covers an area of 2,279 km².

Darbhanga district
Location of Darbhanga district in Bihar
Location of Darbhanga district in Bihar
CountryIndia
StateBihar
Administrative divisionDarbhanga
HeadquartersDarbhanga
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesDarbhanga
 • Assembly seatsKusheshwar Asthan, Gaura Bauram, Benipur, Alinagar, Darbhanga Rural, Darbhanga, Hayaghat, Bahadurpur, Keoti, Jale
Area
 • Total2,279 km2 (880 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total3,921,971
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
 • Urban
8.7 per cent
Demographics
 • Literacy58.26 per cent
 • Sex ratio910
Major highwaysNH 57, NH 105
WebsiteOfficial website
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Darbhanga District map

History

1976 saw the creations of two districts from Darbhanga's territory: Madhubani and Samastipur.[1]

Geography

Darbhanga district occupies an area of 2,279 square kilometres (880 sq mi),[2] comparatively equivalent to Indonesia's Yapen Island.[3]

Economy

In 2006, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Darbhanga one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[4] It is one of the 36 districts in Bihar currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[4]

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Darbhanga district has a population of 3,921,971, roughly equal to the nation of Liberia[5] or the US state of Oregon.[6] This gives it a ranking of 64th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 1,721 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,460/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 19%. Darbhanga has a sex ratio of 910 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 58.26%.

Population of this district as per 2011 census is 3,985,493 of which rural population is 3,018,639 and urban population is 306,089. According to the Census of India 2011,[7] literacy rate of the district is 44.32% (male 57.18%, female 30.35%).

See also

References

  1. ^ Law, Gwillim (2011-09-25). "Districts of India". Statoids. Retrieved 2011-10-11.
  2. ^ Srivastava, Dayawanti et al. (ed.) (2010). "States and Union Territories: Bihar: Government". India 2010: A Reference Annual (54th ed.). New Delhi, India: Additional Director General, Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (India), Government of India. pp. 1118–1119. ISBN 978-81-230-1617-7.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "Island Directory Tables: Islands by Land Area". United Nations Environment Program. 1998-02-18. Retrieved 2011-10-11. Yapen 2,278km2
  4. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (8 September 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est.
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Oregon 3,831,074
  7. ^ "District-specific Literates and Literacy Rates, 2001". Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 2010-10-05.

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Coordinates: 26°00′N 86°00′E / 26.000°N 86.000°E

Alinagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Pratap Nagar (Alinagar) (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Darbhanga district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Bahadurpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Bahadurpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Darbhanga district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Bahera (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Bahera (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: बहेरा विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) was an assembly constituency in Darbhanga district in the Indian state of Bihar.

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission of India, Bahera (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist in 2010.It was part of Darbhanga (Lok Sabha constituency).

Baheri (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission of India, Baheri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist in 2010.It was part of Rosera (Lok Sabha constituency).

Benipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Darbhanga (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Darbhanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Darbhanga Junction railway station

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The city is a major railway hub and has two major stations: Darbhanga Junction and Laheriasarai railway station.

Darbhanga Rural (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Ghanshyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Ghanshyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: घनश्यामपुर विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) was an assembly constituency in Darbhanga district in the Indian state of Bihar.

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission of India, Ghanshyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist in 2010.It was part of Rosera (Lok Sabha constituency).

Hayaghat (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Hayaghat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: हयाघाट विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Darbhanga district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Jale (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Jale (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Darbhanga district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Keoti (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Keoti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Darbhanga district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Kusheshwar Asthan (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Manigachhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Manigachhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: मणिगाछी विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) was an assembly constituency in Darbhanga district in the Indian state of Bihar.

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission of India, Manigachhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist in 2010.It was part of Darbhanga (Lok Sabha constituency).

Prabhat Jha (politician)

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