Araria District

Population: 2,806,200 (2011)

State: Bihar

Language: Hindi, Urdu, Maithili

Headquarters: Araria


Area: 2830 square kilometers

Density of population: 992 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 55.10 % - Male: 64.15%, Female: 45.18 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:921


Boundaries of Araria District


North: Nepal

South: Purnia District, Bihar

East: Kishanganj District, Bihar

West: Supaul District and Madhepura District, Bihar


Araria District Average Rainfall: 1195.3 mm

Araria District Average Temperature in Summer: 29.69 deg C

Araria District Average Temperature in Winter: 16.22 deg C





Major Rivers: Kosi River, Suwara River, Kali River, Koli River

Sub Divisions: Araria, Farbisganj

Blocks: Araria, Raniganj , Bhargama, Kursakatta, Sikti, Narpatganj, Farbisganj, Palasi, Jokihat Dhanpura

Assembly Constituencies: Narpatganj, Raniganj, Forbesganj, Araria, Jokihat, Sikti


Araria District Nearby Attractions


1. Madanpur

2. Palasi

3. Basaithi


Araria District Facts: This is the natural habitat of the Gangetic Dolphin. It is one of the 36 most backward districts in Bihar and is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Program. NH 57 runs through the district.            


Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, maize, jute, groundnut


Major Industrial Products: Jute


What is Araria District Famous For: Gangetic Dolphin


Famous People From Araria District: Phanishwar Nath Renu, Subrata Roy, Magician Salil Kumar Kundu


Araria District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Araria District