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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Buxar is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India. The district headquarters are located at Buxar. The district occupies an area of 1624 square kilometers and has a population of 1,403,462 as of 2001.
 
The town Buxar is located on the bank of river Ganges. A road bridge over Ganges connects Buxar with Ballia district of neighboring state Uttar Pradesh. The town is connected to the state capital Patna by rail and road routes. Substantial proportion of trade activities are with well connected towns and cities in Uttar Pradesh such as Varanasi, Ballia and Ghazipur. Buxar is located at coor. It has an average elevation of 56 meters.
 
Mir Kasim, made an attempt to recover Bengal from the hands of British. In 1764, he enlisted the help of Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II and Nawab Shuja Ud Daulah of Oudh.  On October 23, 1764, Mir Kasim with his army was defeated by the British Major Hector Monro who led a contingent of 857 European soldiers and 6213 sepoys. This victory paved the way for British Empire in India.

Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Buxar enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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