Patna or Pataliputra is the capital and largest city of Bihar state of India. Patna's ancient name was Pataliputra . Modern Patna is one of the most ancient ancient cities of the world which has been inhabited since ancient times. Patna is the capital of Bihar state and is situated on the southern bank of river Ganges. Where Ganga meets the tributaries like Ghaghra, Son and Gandak. In addition to historical and administrative importance, Patna is also a major center of education and medicine. The old area of ??the city surrounded by the walls, known as Patna City, is a major commercial center. After the glorious academic days of the sixties and seventies, school education is now level. There are often schools of Bihar Board and CBSE in Patna.