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Magadha

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Magadha is in Bihar.

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Map of Magadha

Magadha region consists of the following districts: Arwal, Aurangabad, Banka, Gaya, Jamui, Jehanabad, Lakhisarai, Nalanda, Nawada, Patna and Sheikhpura.

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  • 1 Patna — the state capital
  • 2 Aurangabad — the area of Aurangabad boasts temples, historical places and Islamic pilgrimage centers
  • 3 Bihar — a small town located atop a craggy rock
  • 4 Bodh Gaya — site of the Buddha Sakyamuni's enlightenment
  • 5 Gaya — a major pilgrimage city and a ritual place famous for Pind daan
  • 6 Parasiya (Dongar Parasiya) — known as the "Coal Mines Belt"
  • 8 Rajgir — meaning the abode of Kings
  • 9 Shimultala — small hamlet famous as a health resort

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  • 1 Nalanda — ruins of an ancient university

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