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The contour of Pataliputra, present day Patna, was redrawn for centuries with the invasion of Magadha's, Maurya's, Sunga's, Gupta's, Pala's etc. The maps below illustrate the stretch of their rule and Patna under different kingdoms.

Magadha Dynasty
Maurya Dynasty
 Pataliputra as the capital of
 Magadha Dynasty
 Pataliputra under the
 Maurya's reign
Sunga Empire
Devapala Empire
 Pataliputra as the capital of
 Sunga Empire
 The map of Pataliputra
 under the Pala's
Gupta DynastyModern Patna City
 Under the Gupta's
 Map of present day Patna

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