Buxar is a district located in the state of Bihar, India. It is situated in the western part of Bihar and is bordered by the districts of Bhojpur to the east, Ghazipur and Ballia (in Uttar Pradesh) to the north, and Rohtas to the west. The district headquarters of Buxar is the town of Buxar.

Buxar has a rich historical significance and is known for its association with various empires and dynasties. It was an important center during the Mauryan period and later came under the rule of the Gupta Empire. The district also witnessed the famous Battle of Buxar in 1764, which played a crucial role in shaping the colonial history of India.

Buxar Fort