Bihar at a glance
Bihar is situated in the eastern part of the country india (between 830-30′ to 880-00 longitude). It is an entirely surrounded by land, although the outlet to the sea through the port of Kolkata is not far away . Bihar lies mid- way between the humid West Bengal in the east and the sub humid Uttar Pradesh in the west which provides it with a transitional position in respect of climate, economy and culture. It is bounded by Nepal in the north and by
Jharkhand in the south. The Bihar plain is divided into two unequal halves by the river Ganga which flows through the middle from west to east.