As per census 2011 the population of Patna District is 5,838,465 (Male – 3,078,512 and Female – 2,759,953). The growth rate is (2001-2011) is 23.73%. Overall Literacy rate is 70.68 %, male Literacy rate is 78.48% and female Literacy rate is 61.96%. Many languages are spoken in Patna. Hindi is the official language of the state of Bihar. English is also spoken extensively. (Source: Census of India 2011) The native dialect is Magahi. Other dialects from other regions of Bihar spoken widely in Patna are Bhojpuri, Hindi and Maithili. Other languages spoken in Patna include Bengali, Urdu and Oriya.

Altitude: 53 meters
Area: 3,202 Sq. Km
Density: 1823/km
Postal Code: 800 0xx
Telephone Code: +0612
Vehicle Code: BR-01
Time Zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Location: 25.35° N 85.12° E