), historically known as Pataliputra, is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India.- Patna
The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east.- Bihar
The modern city of Patna is mainly on the southern bank of the river Ganges.- Patna
It has been important historically, with many former provincial or imperial capitals such as Pataliputra, Kannauj, Kara, Munger, Kashi, Patna, Hajipur, Delhi, Bhagalpur, Murshidabad, Baharampur, Kampilya, and Kolkata located on its banks or the banks of tributaries and connected waterways.- Ganges
The Kosi merges into the Ganges near Kursela in Bihar.- Ganges
It had its capital at Pataliputra (modern Patna).- Bihar
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The Gandaki River, also known as the Narayani and the Gandak, is one of the major rivers in Nepal and a left bank tributary of the Ganges in India.
The Gandak flows southeast 300 km across the Gangetic plain of Bihar state through West Champaran, Gopalganj, Saran and Muzaffarpur districts.
It joins the Ganges near Patna just downstream of Hajipur at Sonpur (also known as Harihar Kshetra).
Hajipur is the headquarters and largest city of Vaishali district of the state of Bihar in India.
Patna, is only 10 km from Hajipur, with the cities separated by the Ganges river.
Hajipur lies on the north bank of the Ganga while Patna lies on the south, the Gandhi Setu bridge connects both cities.