Geography of Bihar is located in Indo-Gangatic plain and it is full of natural fertile soil. Plain of Bihar is divided in two parts by the river Ganges that flows in the middle of the state from West to East. The plain of Ganges is plays crucial role for Bihar as it provides the most agricultural and industrial development for the state. Total area of Bihar is 94,163 sq. km. and its average elevation above sea level is 173 Feet.
The Physical and geographical location of Bihar state is comes in between 21°-58'-10" N ~ 27°-31'-15" N latitude and 82°-19'-50" E ~ 88°-17'-40" E longitude.
Famous Rivers of Bihar: Ganga is the important rivers in Bihar, which plays a crucial role in the development in Bihar. It has the most striking feature, which provide plain of North in the state that is agricultural rich part for the state. Ghaghara, Gandak, Burhi Gandak, Koshi, Mahananda etc are the rivers, which join Ganga from North. There are many rivers like Punpun, Karmnasa, Sone, Phalgu, Kiul etc, which meets Ganga from South.
Bihar: A glance about its Facts and Figures
Physical & Geographical Features of Bihar
Administrative units of Bihar
Bihar has mainly a vast stretch of very fertile flat land, which makes it an agricultural rich state. North part of Bihar is full of plain land where as central parts have some hills. The physical location of northern of Bihar is attached with Nepal where Himalayan mountain ranges is situated on the other side Chhota Nagpur plateau is the part of South Bihar.