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Which of the following towns is located easternmost of Bihar?
1. Bhagalpur
2. Patna
3. Katihar
4. Purnia

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Katihar

The correct answer is Katihar.

  • Among the following districts, Katihar is the easternmost district.
  • Bihar:
    • Bihar, state of eastern India.
    • It is bounded by Nepal to the north and by the Indian states of West Bengal to the northeast and Uttar Pradesh to the west.
    • In November 2000 the new state of Jharkhand was created from Bihar’s southern provinces and now forms the state’s southern and southeastern borders.
    • The capital of Bihar is Patna.
    • Bihar occupied an important position in the early history of India.
    • For centuries it was the principal seat of imperial powers and the main focus of Indian culture and civilization.
    • The derivation of the name Bihar from the Sanskrit vihara (Buddhist monastery) reflects the prominence of such communities in the region in ancient times.

  • Outermost region-wise districts of Bihar:
  • Westernmost District - Kaimur
  • Northernmost District - West Champaran
  • Southernmost District - Gaya

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