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Bihar (India)

LC control no.n 79077375
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingBihar (India)
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Geographic subdivision usageIndia--Bihar
Variant(s)Bihāra (India)
Behar (India)
Bahar (India)
State of Bihār (India)
Бихар (India)
See alsoBihar and Orissa (India)
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Associated countryIndia
Special noteIncludes the old catalog headings: Bihar, India (State); Bihar, India (Province)
Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inIts Vitta Mantrī, Bihāra kā bajaṭa bhāshaṇa, 1978-79: t.p. (Bihāra)
LC manual auth. cds. (hdgs.: Bihar, India (State); Bihar, India (Province); usage: Behar, Bahar, Bihar. Prior to Apr. 1, 1912, the province of Bihar with the provinces of Orissa, Chota Nagpur, and Bengal proper constituted the larger province of Bengal. At that time the provinces of Bihar, Chota Nagpur, and Orissa were constituted the separate province of Bihar and Orissa. On Apr. 1, 1936, the province of Bihar and Orissa was separated into two provinces, Bihar and Chota Nagpur forming one province under the name of Bihar, and Orissa the other. The Constitution of India, Jan. 26, 1950 gave birth to the State of Bihar)
Foreign names information bulletin, April 30, 2001 (former name: Bihār [Short form], State of--ADM1, 25°00ʹN 86°00ʹE (IN04); new name: Bihār [short form], State of--ADM1, 25°45ʹN 85°45ʹE (IN34))
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 25°01ʹ00ʺN 080°17ʹ00ʺE)
Work cat.: Patna (G-45-87) : Indii︠a︡, shtat Bikhar, 1979.
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