Bhagalpur is a city as well as the municipal corporation under the Bhagalpur district in the state of Bihar. It is the second most important city of Bihar after Patna. Bhagalpur is known as the ‘silk city’ of India because of the large production of silk in the city. The pin code of the city starts from 812xxx. You can see Bhagalpur surrounded by the gigantic plains on the map.
Bhagalpur is mainly for its silk industry and the production of the tussar silk and tussar saree. The city mainly cultivates rice, wheat and barley because of the fertile plains surrounding the city. It is home to the National aquatic animal, the dolphins. Bhagalpur had seen devastating Hindu Muslim riots in the year 1989. The city and surrounding 200 villages were affected. But the city is recovering soon by the aftermaths of the riots with the aid of its efficient C.M.
Bhagalpur is educationally sufficient. It has a number of primary schools, secondary schools, universities. The Bihar Agricultural University was set up in 2010. Bhagalpur is well connected by highways expressways, and railways to the other parts of the state and the country. The Bhagalpur Domestic airport was functional in the 1980’s but the new airport is not functioning because of the lack of the land. The nearest airport is 75 kilometers away from the city. News is spread by the help of national newspapers like Times of India, news channels and radio.