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Overview of the Aurangabad District

Overview of the Aurangabad District

Aurangabad is one of the 38 districts in Bihar, with a city of the same name. The beautiful city boasts of a unique culture and identity. On 26 January 1973, Aurangabad district, Bihar was created (government notification number 07/11-2071-72 dated 19 January1973).

The Magadhi-speaking people that are settled here have largely taken up agriculture and related activities as their occupation. Aurangabad city offers a host of tourist attractions to its visitors, ranging from historical places to temples. It boasts of a vibrant history and holds the distinction of being a part of one of the largest and strongest empires in ancient India- Magadha. 

Demography

  1. Actual Population : 2,540,073
    • Male - 1,318,684
    • Female - 1,221,389
  2. Population Growth - 26.18%
  3. Area Sq. Km - 3,305
  4. Density/km2 - 769
  5. Average Literacy - 70.32

Administrative set-up

The district is bounded in the north and the east by the Arwal district and the Gaya district respectively. The district has two sub-divisions namely Aurangabad and Daudnagar and 11 blocks, namely Madanpur, Kutumbba, Daudnagar, Aurangabad, Barun, Obra, Deo, Nabinagar, Haspura, Goh and Rafiganj. There is total 224 Gram Panchayats covering 1712 villages in the district.

Rivers

Aurangabad rests on alluvial plain on the bank of river Adri. The larger son river is 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the west. Other rivers such as the Punpun, Auranga, Bataane, Morhar, and Madaar flow through Aurangabad district. 

Economy

Aurangabad has an agrarian economy. It lies in a drought prone area. The main crops are rice, wheat, gram lentil and rapeseed. Other industries include electricity production (NTPC, Nabinagar) and Cement Production (Shree Cement). Manufactured products include carpets, blankets and brassware.

For more information, visit https://aurangabad.bih.nic.in/
 



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