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Geography of Samastipur

Samastipur is situated at the banks of the Budhi Gandak River.

Area of Samastipur                          2905 Sq. km

Latitude of Samastipur                    250 55 N

Longitude of Samastipur                850 5 E

Rivers in Samastipur                       Burhi Gandak, Baya, Kosi, Kamla, Kareh and Jhamwari and Balan.

Sub-Division in Samastipur            04

Blocks in Samastipur                       21

Villages in Samastipur                    1237 

STD Code of Samastipur                06274


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Samastipur district is bounded on the North by the Bagmati River which separates it from Darbhanga district, on the West by Vaishali and some part of Muzaffarpur districts, on the South by the Ganges, and on the East by Begusarai and some part of Khagaria districts.

How to Reach Samastipur

Samastipur is the Divisional Headquarters of the North Eastern railway. The district has direct train link with Patna, Kolkata, Delhi, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur and other places of importance. National Highway No. 28 passes through the district.

Culture of Samastipur

Cuisine of Samastipur

Places of interest in Samastipur

Thaneshwar Temple

Thaneshwar Temple is a very famous tample of Lord Shiva, and is situated at the heart of the city. Other new temples are also popping up. The latest one is Shri Khatu Shyam Mandir at Gola Road Samastipur. There are numerous other temples as well.

Khudneswar Siva Temple

Khudneswar Siva Temple located 17 km form Samastipur near Morwa block (vill. Morwa (RAYTOL) is unique example of Hindu-Muslim unity. IT is said that this SHIVLING was found inside 10ft of earth it is not man made and founder was a muslim .here both community comes to worship the lord shiva. Inside the temple within a distance of few meters there is majar of Khudno Bibi along with Sivling. Temple is presently under renovation by local society members. During Mahasivratri festival religious crowd from all corners of district are visiting this place for the prayer.

Events in Samastipur



National Record 2012

Most comprehensive state website

Bihar became the first state in India to have separate web page for every city and village in the state on its website www.brandbihar.com (Now www.brandbharat.com)

See the record in Limca Book of Records 2012 on Page No. 217