Muzaffarpur is one of the major towns of Bihar. It is situated near the historical
Vaishali, one of the oldest republics of the world. The name of the city is after
it's founder's name Muzaffar Khan who founded it in the 18th century. Muzaffarpur
was the part of Lichhavi territory at the begning of the 6th century B.C. and therefore,
there are plenty of interesting historical sites around this area.
Muzaffarpur district is surrounded by East Champaran and Sitamadhi districts in
the north , Vaishali in the south, Darbhanga and Samastipur in the east and Saran
and Gopalganj districts in west. It is located near Burhi Gandak river and spread
over in the area of 3172 sq. kms.
Muzaffarpur City is world famous for it's best quality Litchi, which are exported
all over the world. It is one of the oldest and largest trading centres in the entire
state. As it is situated near Birganj (Nepal), it is the gateway to Nepal via Birganj.
Muzaffarpur has several excursions like Vaishali, Sonepur and Hazipur. It is also
a very important trade centre for cloths.
Population :- 3,75,000
Language :- Hindi, Maithili
Dinsity :- 929 (Per sq. kms.)
Crops:- Rice, Wheat
- Prabhat Zarda Factory
- Railway Wagon Factory
- Leather Development Corporation
- Muzaffarpur dairy
Travel Information :-
Air:- 70 kms from Patna Airport
Railway:- There is a railway junction.
Roadway:- A well laid network of buses.