Purnia has an area of 3,202 square km. It is a level, depressed tract of country, consisting for the most part of a rich, loamy soil of alluvial formation. It is traversed by several rivers flowing from the Himalayas, which afford great advantages of irrigation and water-carriage. 

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At a Glance

Area: 3229 Sq. Km. Population: 32,64,619       
Language: Hindi                Villages: 1226
Male: 16,99,370 Female: 15,65,249

District Magistrate

DM & Collector Purnea
DM & Collector Rahul Kumar IAS