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General Information

Gaya District

Location: The district of Gaya is bounded by Jahanabad and Nalanda districts in the north and the southern border is along the state of Jharkhand. To the east lies the Nawada district and to the west lies the Aurangabad district.

Area: 4976 sq km
Population:  26,64,803
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Gaya Town
Location:  24.47 N - 85.00 E
Population:  3,83,197 (2001 census)
Height above Sea Level:  110 m
Rainfall (average):  
STD Code: 0631
Important Places:  
Among the important places to visit in Gaya include the temple of Vishnupad (meaning "Vishnu's footstep") and Bodh Gaya, the site of the Buddha's enlightenment, which is about 10 km to the south of Gaya town.

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