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Districts :Saran Division

Saran
Head Quarter :Chhapra

Map Of Saran District

Area

Population ( in , 000 )

Literacy

Sq.Km.

Male Female Total Rural Urban Literate Rate %

2,625

20,23 19,19 39,43 27, 16 5, 35 15, 45

47.53

Sub Divisions

Chhapra, Marhowrah and Sonepur

Blocks Chhapra, Revelganj, Jalalpur, Manjhi, Ekma, Baniapur, Garkha, Parsa, Marhowrah, Masrakh,Taraiya, Amnour, Sonepur, Dighwara, Dariapur, Panapur, Maker, Isuapur, Nagra, Lahladpur and Nayagaon.
Agriculture Paddy,Wheat, Maize , Sugar and Pulses.
Industry Sugar factories ; Morton's Confectionery at Marhowrah (now sick and closed).
Rivers The Ganges, Gandak and Ghaghara/Saryu.
Noteworthy Birthplace of Jai Prakash Narayan at Sitab Diara. World's largest animal fare, Harihar Kshetra Mela held at Sonepur. Hundreds of thousands people take a holy dip at the confluence of The Ganges and Gandak on Kartik Purnima ( this year it is on 10th Nov., 2011 ). Hajipur,in Vaishali district ,is across the river Gandak. Patna is 70 Km. away from Chhapra and well linked by road and railway . A 5.5 K.M. long road bridge, Gandhi Setu over the river Ganges connects Patna and Chhapra.