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About Rohtas
One of the state’s 38 districts, Rohtas was formed after the division of Shahabad district into Rohtas and Bhojpur back in 1972. Spread across an area of around 3850 square kilometers, the district of Rohtas is considered as a part of the Patna division. With Sasaram serving as the district’s administrative headquarter, Rohtas is known to be the 4th largest district of Bihar. Rohtas is packed with many breathtaking natural areas with scattered woodlands, which make the place appear green and scenic.

The place is snaked upon by a number of picturesque streams, including the Koel, the Sura, the Bajari, and the Durgawati, all of which add to the rich virgin natural beauty of the district. Thick forest cover, with long grasses, including Khas Khas, pear grass, and kus incorporate an incredible charm into the city, luring tourists from across the country. 

The city of Rohtas lies at a distance of 146 KM from Patna.

Historical Facts:
- In previous years, some of the regions of this district was the abode of aboriginals, whose chief representatives are The Bhars, The Cheers and The Oraons. 
Sasaram, the headquarters of Rohtas is believed to get its name derived from the names of Sahastrabahu And Parsuram after their fight in this area. 
The name Rohtas is connected with the son of King Harishchandra’s son Rohitashwa. 

Places to Visit:
One of the major attractions of the city of Rohtas is the famous Telhar and Karkat waterfalls. 

Activities to Do:
On your visit to Rohtas, you can head for an exploration tour of the majestic Rohtas Plateau
You can also take a safari tour in Kaimur wildlife sanctuary and spot Indian leopards, Bengal tigers, sambar deers, nilgais, and four-horned antelope.

Best Time to Visit:
Rohtas experiences the most salubrious and pleasant weather between the months of October and June.
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