Bihar, a state of India, has currently (as of 2005) thirty-eight administrative districts.

A district of an Indian state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a district magistrate or a deputy commissioner, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The district magistrate or the deputy commissioner is assisted by a number of officials belonging to different wings of the administrative services of the state.

A superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to Indian Police Serviceis entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues.

Districts of Bihar

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Code District Headquarters Population (2001) Area (km²) Density (/km²) Official website
AR Araria Araria 2,124,831 67789 751 http://araria.bih.nic.in
AR Arwal Arwal 589,476 4,839 918 http://arwal.bih.nic.in/
AU Aurangabad Aurangabad 2,004,960 3,303 607 http://aurangabad.bih.nic.in
BA Banka Banka 1,608,778 3,018 533 http://banka.bih.nic.in
BE Begusarai Begusarai 2,342,989 1,917 1,222 http://begusarai.bih.nic.in
BG Bhagalpur Bhagalpur 2,430,331 2,569 946 http://bhagalpur.bih.nic.in
BJ Bhojpur Arrah 2,233,415 2,473 903 http://bhojpur.bih.nic.in
BU Buxar Buxar 1,403,462 1,624 864 http://buxar.bih.nic.in
DA Darbhanga Darbhanga 3,285,473 2,278 1,442 http://darbhanga.bih.nic.in
EC East Champaran Motihari 3,933,636 3,969 991 http://eastchamparan.bih.nic.in
GA Gaya Gaya 3,464,983 4,978 696 http://gaya.bih.nic.in
GO Gopalganj Gopalganj 2,149,343 2,033 1,057 http://gopalganj.bih.nic.in
JA Jamui Jamui 1,397,474 3,099 451 http://jamui.bih.nic.in
JE Jehanabad Jehanabad 1,511,406 1,569 963 http://Jehanabad.bih.nic.in
KH Khagaria Khagaria 1,276,677 1,486 859 http://khagaria.bih.nic.in
KI Kishanganj Kishanganj 1,294,063 1,884 687 http://kishanganj.bih.nic.in
KM Kaimur Bhabua 1,284,575 3,363 382 http://kaimur.bih.nic.in
KT Katihar Katihar 2,389,533 3,056 782 http://katihar.bih.nic.in
LA Lakhisarai Lakhisarai 801,173 1,229 652 http://lakhisarai.bih.nic.in
MB Madhubani Madhubani 3,570,651 3,501 1,020 http://madhubani.bih.nic.in
MG Munger Munger 1,135,499 1,419 800 http://munger.bih.nic.in
MP Madhepura Madhepura 1,524,596 1,787 853 http://madhepura.bih.nic.in
MZ Muzaffarpur Muzaffarpur 3,743,836 3,173 1,180 http://muzaffarpur.bih.nic.in
NL Nalanda Bihar Sharif 2,368,327 2,354 1,006 http://nalanda.bih.nic.in
NW Nawada Nawada 1,809,425 2,492 726 http://nawada.bih.nic.in
PA Patna Patna 4,709,851 3,202 1,471 http://patna.bih.nic.in
PU Purnia Purnia 2,540,788 3,228 787 http://purnia.bih.nic.in
RO Rohtas Sasaram 2,448,762 3,850 636 http://rohtas.bih.nic.in
SH Saharsa Saharsa 1,506,418 1,702 885 http://saharsa.bih.nic.in
SM Samastipur Samastipur 3,413,413 2,905 1,175 http://samastipur.bih.nic.in
SO Sheohar Sheohar 514,288 443 1,161 http://sheohar.bih.nic.in
SP Sheikhpura Sheikhpura 525,137 689 762 http://sheikhpura.bih.nic.in
SR Saran Chhapra 3,251,474 2,641 1,231 http://saran.bih.nic.in
ST Sitamarhi Sitamarhi 2,669,887 2,199 1,214 http://sitamarhi.bih.nic.in
SU Supaul Supaul 1,745,069 2,410 724 http://supaul.bih.nic.in
SW Siwan Siwan 2,708,840 2,219 1,221 http://siwan.bih.nic.in
VA Vaishali Hajipur 2,712,389 2,036 1,332 http://vaishali.bih.nic.in
WC West Champaran Bettiah 3,043,044 5,229 582 http://westchamparan.bih.nic.in

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