What is the old name of Ara?

What is the old name of Ara?

The name is also sometimes transliterated as Ara. It is the headquarters of Bhojpur district, located near the confluence of the Ganges and Sone rivers, some 24 mi (39 km) from Danapur and 36 mi (58 km) from Patna….

• Metro 49 km2 (18.919 sq mi)
Population (2011)
• City 261,430

How old is the town of Ara?

Ara was constituted a municipality in 1865. Pop. (2001) 203,380; (2011) 261,430.

Why is Ara famous?

It is said that Ara, the present headquarters of the district derives its name from the Sanskrit word ‘ARANYA’, which means forest. It suggests that the entire area around modern Ara was heavily forested in old days. According to mythology, sage Vishwamitra, the Guru of RAMA , had his ‘Ashram’ somewhere in this region.

Who was the lion of Bihar?

The Masarh lion is a stone sculpture found at Masarh, a village near Arrah town in the Bhojpur district in the Indian state of Bihar. This sculpture is generally dated to the 3rd century B.C….Masarh lion.

Location Bhojpur District, Bihar, India.
Region Buddhism
Coordinates 25.5578°N 84.5780°ECoordinates:25.5578°N 84.5780°E

Where is Ara from?


‘Ara עָרָה, עארה‎ عاره
Grid position 157/212 PAL
Country Israel
District Haifa
Name meaning “Khurbet Arah”: the ruin of ‘Arah (personal name)

How many villages are in Ara Bihar?

C.D.Block-wise List

Sl No C.D.Block Total Villages
1 Agiaon 72
2 Arrah 116
3 Barhara 79
4 Behea 99

What is the population of Ara in 2020?

The metro area population of Arrah in 2020 was 329,000, a 2.17% increase from 2019. The metro area population of Arrah in 2019 was 322,000, a 2.55% increase from 2018.

Who is the DM of Ara?


Name Designation Address
Sri Roshan Kushwaha (I.A.S) District Magistrate Collectorate Campus,Krishi Bhawan,Ara

Where was Kunwar Singh born?

Jagdishpur, India
Kunwar Singh/Place of birth

Who led the 1857 revolt in Bihar?

Babu Kunwar Singh
Kunwar Singh (born: 13 November 1777 – died: 10 April 1858) also known as Babu Kunwar Singh was a leader during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. He belonged to a family of the Ujjainiya clan of the Parmar Rajputs of Jagdispur, currently a part of Bhojpur district, Bihar, India.

What ethnicity is ARA?

The surname Ara (Arabic: عارا, Bengali: আরা, Georgian: არა, Hindi: आरा, Marathi: आरा, Oriya: ଆରା) is found in India more than any other country/territory. It may also be rendered as a variant: Ära or Ará. For other possible spellings of this surname click here.