Saran District is one of the thirty-seven districts of Bihar state, India. Saran district is a part of the Saran division. Saran is also known as Chhapra. Chhapra is the headquarters of the Saran district.
Geography of Saran
Saran district covers the 2641 sq.kms area. Saran district is bounded by Siwan and Gopalganj districts in the north side, the Ganges constitutes the southern boundary of the Saran district beyond which lies the districts Bhojpur and Patna. The Gandak forms the dividing line with Vaishali and Muzaffarpur district in the east and in the west lies district of Siwan and the Balia district of uttar Pradesh.
Main Rivers : Ganges, Ghaghra, Gandak are the main rivers of this district.
Latitude of Saran city : 26 degrees, 2.3 minutes North
Longitude of Saran city : 84 degrees, 41.4 minutes East
About Saran District
In ancient days , Modern Saran Division, formed a part of KOSALA country.
Sub Division of Saran District
In Saran District there is 3 sub division
Blocks in Saran District
In Saran District there is 20 bocks
Cities and Villages in Saran District
Tourist Place in Saran District
Railway Stations in Saran District
Chhapra Railway Station
Sonepur Railway Station
Universities in Saran District
Jai Prakash Vishwavidyalaya
Colleges in Saran District
Jagdam College, Chapra
Raja Singh College, Chapra
Prithvi Chand Vigyan College, Chapra
Prabhunath College, Parsa
Jai Prakash Mahila College, Chapra
Jaglal Chaudhary College, Chapra
Ram Jaipal College, Chapra
Narayan College , Goreyakothi
Ganga Singh College, Chapra
Hoti Lal Ramnath College, Amnaur
Hariram College , Mairwa
Yadunandan College, Dighwara
Economy of Saran District
Agriculture is the main activity of this district and paddy, wheat and sugar cane are the major crops grown there. The sugar factories in the region contribute the most to the industrial scenario of Saran.
Major Crops of Saran District
Paddy, Wheat, Sugar Cane, Potato, Maize, are the main crops of this district.