Differentiate between Bhangar and Khadar

Q- Differentiate between

Bhangar and Khadar:

Answer- Bhangar: 

1. The old alluvial soil or older alluvium forms the bhangar. This form a large part of the Northern plains.

2. They lies above flood plains of rivers.

3. Form a terrace like feature.

4. The main demerit of Bhangar is that it is less fertile as compared to Khadar.


1. The new alluvial soil or younger deposits of the flood plains is known as Khadar.

2. They are low-lying next to the river.

3. Khadar contains calcerous deposits locally known as Kankar.

4. It is more fertile than Bhangar.

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