Muzaffarpur is the
headquarter of district of Muzaffarpur under Tirhut
commisionary of Bihar. The present district of Muzaffarpur came into existence in 1875 and is named after Muzaffar Khan, an Amil (Revenue Officer) under British rule. The district of Muzaffarpur is surrounded by Purbi Champaran and Sitamarhi districts on
north, Vaishali and Saran districts on south, Darbhanga and Samastipur districts on
east and Saran and Gopalganj districts on the west.
The city of Muzaffarpur boasts of internationally famous delicious Shahi Litchi and China Litchi fruits and leading centers of education like Langat Singh College where eminent
personalities like Prof Ramdhari Singh "Dinkar", a famous Hindi poet, and Dr Rajendra Prasad, the first
President of India, served as faculty members.