The city of Khagaul is located in Patna, Bihar. Also called as Kusumpura or Kusumpur in ancient times the Khagaul was situated near the famous city of Pataliputra (now Patna) hence it is also a historically important place. The city is named Khagaul after the Khagol Shastra which means “Astronomy” since Aryabhata- The father of Algebra had then set up an Astronomical Observatory centre in Khagaul. Aryabhata and The prime ministers of the Magadh empire namely Shaktar and Chanakya were born in this great city. Khagaul has a population of 44,364 and Maghi and Hindi are the official languages spoken here.
Flying to Khagaul: Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport (8.9 km away) is the nearest airport to Khagaul. It offers international flights from New York, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, London, Bangkok and domestic flights from Ranchi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Varanasi, Delhi, Indore, Bhubaneswar, Lucknow, Guwahati, Bagdogra, Chandigarh, Bangalore.
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