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Darbhanga at a glance

Of the 38 districts in Bihar, Darbhanga is one of them. A survey carried out in 2001 reveals that Darbhanga district has a total sprawling geographical area of 2279 sq. km. with a population of 3295789. It has on the north, Madhubani district, and on the south, Samastipur district. On the east has Saharsa district while on the west has Sitamarhi and Muzaffarpur districts.

The main agricultural crop here is Paddy. Among the main industries are Paper Mill, Sugar Factories and Handloom. The main rivers of Darbhanga are Kamla and Balan.

The overall literacy rate is 44.33% with female and male literacy being 30.78% and 56.72% respectively.

The climatic conditions of Districts of Darbhanga are somewhat dry and healthy. The winter, the summer & the Rainy season are three well-marked seasons. From November till February prevails the cold weather, with March being bit cool. After that winds from the western areas begin to blow from mid-March increasing the temperature considerably. The hottest month is May when temperature even rises to 107 degree Fahrenheit. With mid-June rain starts to set in. With the start of rainy season temperature falls whereas humidity rises. The rain persists till the mid-October. The average rainfall in Darbhanga is 1142.3 mm., with maximum i.e. around 92% of rainfall being received during monsoon months.

The name Darbhanga is derived from "Dwarbanga". It is actually, the combination of two separate words i.e. "Dwar" (Gate) and "Banga" (Bengal) meaning "Gateway of Bengal". One can found phonetic similarities particularly in the main verbs of both the languages (Bengali and Maithili).

Some evidence suggests that Darbhanga was named after Dar (Dwar) and Bhangaa which means broken gates. Some peoples believe that the gates of the Qila (perhaps at Qilaghat) were broken (with cannons or elephants) in 1326 AD when the last independent North Indian Hindu king was attacked by Tughlak forces.

The culture of Darbhanga city is most famous for its relationship with royal Darbhanga Raj. Its cultural and literal traditions have a unique and vibrant presence. Since ancient times, folk art, music and literal traditions are continuing with an awesome zeal. As the time passed, a lot of change was seen in Darbhanga but essence of its culture still remain the same as it used to be in the past.

Peoples in Darbhanga come from different religion. Though Hindu is the main religion but Islam is also another prominent religion here. The remaining population belongs to Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism and Christianity communities. Thus, due to presence of different religions and communities in Darbhanga, it has been a cultural hub for a number of peoples.

Darbhanga is also known as ‘Cultural Capital of Bihar’ for its rich art and culture. Some of the common festivals celebrated in Darbhanga are Diwali, Holi, Dussehra, Rakhi, Ramnavami, Eid, Christmas etc.. Apart from these common festivals, Darbhanga is also known as for hosting some other fairs and festivals with great energy. There are special fairs held occasionally at different places in Darbhanga such as Janmashtami Mela, Kartik Purnima Mela, Dussehra Mela, Diwali Mela and Sauratha Sabha. Madhushrawani, Kojagra, Indra Puja etc. are some of the regional festivals which are celebrated in Darbhanga.

Maithili is the dominant language among local peoples in Darbhanga. Mostly in this region, peoples communicate with each other in Maithili. The Hindi is official language of this region and is also used by number of local peoples. Urdu, Bengali, Sindhi, Punjabi, Marwari etc. are some of the other languages of Darbhanga. A significant part of educated people of Darbhanga also communicates in English.


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