It About my Home City Patna

in #travel6 years ago

Patna is the capital of Bihar it is the largest city of Bihar and second largest city of eastern India after Kolkata. it had an estimated poplution is about 2.0 million people making it the 19th largest city in India. its urban agglomeration is the 18th largest in India. Patna also serves as the seat of Patna High Court.high_court.jpg
Patna is one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world,Patna was founded in 490 BCE by the king of Magadha. Ancient Patna, known as Pataliputra, was the capital of the Magadha Empire. under the maurya Empirer on that time mauraya Empirer was the biggest empire 1024px-Maurya_Empire,_c.250_BCE_2.png
Pataliputra was a seat of learning and fine arts. Patliputra was home to many astrologers and scholars including Aryabhata, Panini, Vātsyāyana, Chanakya and Kalidaas.Its population during the Maurya period (around 300 BCE) was about 400,000. during the Maurya and Gupta empires patna serve the power of political and cultural centre of Indian subcontinent.With the fall of Gupta Empire, Patna lost its glory.but it was reviveagain in the 17th century by the British as a centre of international trade. Following the partition of Bengal presidency in 1912, Patna became the capital of Bihar and Orissa Province.Patna_Montage_2014.jpg
The modern city of Patna is situated on the southern bank of river Ganges. The city also straddles the rivers Sone, Gandak and Punpun. The city is approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) in length and 16 to 18 kilometres (9.9 to 11.2 mi) wide. In June 2009, the World Bank ranked Patna second in India (after Delhi) for ease of starting a business. As of 2015, Patna's per capita gross domestic product is ₹1,06,000 ($1581). Using figures for assumed average annual growth, Patna is the 21st fastest growing city in the world and 5th fastest growing city in India according to a study by the City Mayors Foundation. Patna registered an average annual growth of 3.72% during 2006–2010Guru_Gobind_Singh.jpg1024px-Shanti_Stupa,_Rajgir.jpgGreat_Buddha_Statue,_Bodh_Gaya.jpgThe Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain pilgrimage centres of Vaishali, Rajgir, Nalanda, Bodh Gaya, and Pawapuri are nearby and Patna City is also a sacred city for Sikhs as the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, was born here.
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some information is collected from www.wikipedia.com

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