Geographical Coordinates: 26°07”N , 85°27”E
Muzaffarpur is the third largest city in Bihar, located in the Muzaffarpur district in Mithila region. Muzaffarpur district is famous for the extensively grown Shahi variety of litchi, not only in India but globally. The competitive advantages of the city lie in its excellent connectivity, strategic location and rich trade & commerce activity in the region. The city is well connected through road and rail within the country and to Nepal, which is less than two hours away. Muzaffarpur serves as the regional wholesale market centre for nearby small towns and villages for supplying various commodities and agricultural/ horticulture/ fruits produce. The city is surrounded by Saran district in west, Vaishali & Samastipur districts in South, Dharbanga district in east and Sitamari & East Champaran districts in North.
Muzaffarpur Municipal Corporation is spread in an area of 26.68 sq km. divided into 49 electoral wards. The population density of the city is 13,285 persons per sq.km which is significantly high in comparison to the population density of Bihar (1102 persons per sq.km). The total slum population of Muzaffarpur is 77,456 which is 21.85% of the total population.
Muzaffarpur city is situated on the southern bank of Burhi Gandak River. The soil of the district is alluvial and highly fertile, well drained and sandy type. The average rainfall during summer and rainy season is 90 mm & 1200 mm respectively, whereas the average summer temperatures ranges from 45