Area: 3202 km²
Population: Total: 36,23,225 Rural: 22,41,510 Urban: 11,19,800
Sub Divisions: (6 Nos) : Patna Sadar, Patna City, Barh, DanaPur, Masaurhi, Paliganj
Blocks: Patna Sadar, Phulwari sharif, Sampatchak, Fatuha, Khusrupur, Daniyawaan, Barh, Bakhtiarpur, Belchi, Athmalgola, Mokama, Pandarak, Ghoswari, Bihta, Maner, Danapur, Naubatpur, Masaurhi, Dhanarua, Punpun
Agriculture: Paddy, Maize, Pulses and Wheat. Also oil seeds. Roughly one third of the area sown is under rice (paddy). Cash crops such as vegetables and water-melons are also grown in Diara belt
Industry: Leather, Handicrafts, Agro processing
Rivers: Ganga, Sone, Punpun
Colleges: Indian Institute of Technology Patna, National Institute of Technology Patna(NIT), Maulana Azad College of Engineering & Technology (MACET), , Patna Medical College and Hospital, Patna Women's College,A N College,J D Women's College,A N Sinha Institute Of Social Sciences, Magadh Mahila College, Arvind Mahila college, Science College, Patna College, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Patna, B N College, Commerce College, A N College, College of Commerce, Nalanda Medical College and Hospital.
Schools:Mount Carmel, St. Joseph's Convent, Notredam academy, Bankipur girls high school, Don Bosco Academy, Delhi Public School, D A V, Kendriya Vidyalaya, St. Xaviers.
Hero Turns Villain The Rs 17 crore flood relief scam puts the spotlight on prime accused Goswami. The former Patna district magistrate, an Asian hero, is now a fugitive with a red-corner alert against him.
Jun 13, 2005; In October last year Gautam Goswami was recognised by Time magazine as one of Asia's young heroes. The magazine cited the relief...