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About Patna

Patna is a capital of Bihar and having the largest population among the other city in Bihar. This city is situated on the southern bank of river of Ganga and also some more river flows in different part of Patna like Sone, Gandak and Punpun.

The oldest name of Patna is Patliputra during the Magadha Empire which was found in 490bc. Most of the great people born in Patna like Aryabhata, Chanakya, Kalidas, Vatsayna etc. Some of them are astrologer and scholar. The city is around 35km (22 mi) in length and 16 to 18kms (9.9 to 11.2 mi) wide. The Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain pilgrimage centers of Vaishali, Rajgir, Nalanda, Bodh gaya and Pawapuri, are nearby place.

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