About Katihar:-Katihar is located at 25.53° N 87.58° E. It has an average elevation of 20 metres. The main rivers of the District are mighty Ganga (southern boundary, 25 kilometers from
Katihar Town), magnificentKosi (western boundary, 30 kilometers from Katihar Town) and beautiful Mahananda besides many other small rivers like Kari Kosi (flowing by the side of
Katihar town), Kamla etc. The Kosi (Sorrow of Bihar) merges with Ganga at the south-west boundary of
Katihar District. This District shares boundary with two states i.e. Jharkhand at the southern side and West Bengal at the eastern side. The Bangla Desh lies around 80 km east of
Katihar town and Nepal lies around 100 km north of Katihar Town. There is rail connectivity to both the borders from
Katihar railway station. The hills of Jharkhand near the southern bank of Ganga is even visible from
Katihar Town on a clear day. Its proximity to the Himalayas in the north.