Vaishali District is a district of Bihar state, India. Hajipur is the district headquarters.
Geography of Vaishali
Vaishali district is bounded by the district Muzaffarpur in the north side, district Samastipur in the east side and by river Ganga in south side and river Gandak in west side. Geographical area of Vaishali 2036 Sq. km.
Main Rivers : Ganges, Kadane, Baya, Gandak, Nun, Dumari Wala Nadi etc.
Latitude of Vaishali city : 25º 35 North
Longitude of Vaishali city : 84º1 to 84º47 east.
About Vaishali District
On 1972, Vaishali district came into existence. Earlier it was a part of Muzaffarpur district. The Vaishali district is a part of Tirhut division and the district headquarters are at Hajipur town. The town Vaishali is an important place for both the Buddhists and Jains
Vaishali derives its name from King Vishal of the Mahabharata age. Even before the advent of Buddhism and Jainism, Vaishali was the capital of the vibrant republican Licchavi state since before the birth of Mahavira (c. 599 BC), which suggests that it was perhaps the first republic in the world, similar to those later found in ancient Greece.
Sub Division of Vaishali District
In Vaishali District there is 3 sub division
Blocks in Vaishali District
In Vaishali District there is 21 bocks
Cities and Villages in Vaishali District
Tourist Place in Vaishali District
Bawan Pokhar Temple
Railways Station in Vaishali District
Hajipur Junction Railway Station
Colleges in Vaishali District
A B S College
Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology Vaishali
Licchavi College of Teacher’s Training
Economy of Vaishali District
Agriculture is the main activity and banana, paddy, wheat, maize , tobacco and lentils are the major crops. Sugar Factory is also located here.
Major Crops of Vaishali District
Banana, Paddy, Wheat, Maize, Lentils are the main crops of this district.