History of District Banka
The district of Banka is situated in far south – east of the State Bihar. The eastern and southern border of the district coincides with district Godda of the state – Jharkhand. In west and north east it touches Jamui and Munger district respectively. The old district Bhagalpur is situated in the north side of Banka.
The geographical area of the district is 305621 hectare i.e. 3019.3465 Sq Km.
The district head quarter of Banka is situated in Banka town. The district has been established on 21st, February, 1991. Earlier it was a Sub-Division of a the district Bhagalpur.