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by Sumit Chourasia | Feb 21, 2019 | Category :travel

Top Places to visit in Sheohar, Bihar

Top Places to visit in Sheohar, Bihar

<p>Sheohar is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India. The district headquarters are located at Sheohar, and the district is a part of Tirhut Division. This district was carved out of Sitamarhi district in 1994 due to the extreme efforts of Raghunath Jha, former Union Minister. Eminent Hindi Novelist, Dr.Bhagwati Sharan Mishra was the first District magistrate of Sheohar.&nbsp;</p> <p>The district occupies an area of 443 km&sup2; and has a population of 656,916 (as of 2011). Sheohar is known for its greenery and cleanest. Cadamba and teak are the principle trees of this district. Nilgai or blue bull is the regional animal of this area.&nbsp;</p> <p>This district has a mixed population of Hindus and Muslims. Agriculture is the main stay. It is one of the most flood affected districts in Bihar, due to over flooding of the Bagmati and Budhi Gandak rivers. Devkuli is a holy place popular for ancient temple of lord Shiva. As of 2011 it is the second least populous district of Bihar (out of 39), after Sheikhpura.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Geography</p> <p>Sheohar district occupies an area of 349 square kilometres (135 sq mi). It is bordered by three districts from north and east Sitamarhi, from west East Champaran and from south Muzaffarpur.[2]</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Economy</p> <p>The main occupation of the people of this district is agriculture. All types of crops are produced. Varieties of rice, wheat, and a number of rabbi crops are produced. In the town small shops of daily needs are there. Source of attraction for people of Sheohar are 'Cockcrow', Vikash Gym, V-Mart shopping centre situated opposite to the District Court. In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Sheohar one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[3] It is one of the 36 districts in Bihar currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Sub-divisions</p> <p>The district comprises only one sub-division, namely, Sheohar, which is further divided into five blocks: Sheohar, Tariyani, Piprahi, Dumri-katsari, Purnahiya.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Demographics</p> <p>According to the 2011 census Sheohar district has a population of 656,916,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Montenegro[4] or the US state of Vermont.[5] This gives it a ranking of 511th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 1,882 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,870/sq mi). Khortha is a village known for its high literacy rate. [1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 27.32%.[1] Sheohar has a sex ratio of 890 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 72%.[1]</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Culture</p> <p>Tourist Season - October to March Religious Festivals - Chhat, Durga Pooja, Eid, Holi, Diwali</p> <p>source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheohar_district</p>

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