Muzaffarpur District is known as ‘the land Of Leechi’ and was created in 1875 for the sake of administrative convenience by splitting up the earlier district of Tirhut.The geographical information and land situation of the district are given below.
|Geographical Information||Area (in Ha)||Land Situation||Area(in Ha)||Land Holding (Ha)||Number|
|Geographical area||317591||Up land||58825||10||759|
|Cultivable area||247721||Medium land||83778||4- 10||7058|
|Non-cultivated area||59270||Low land||72212||2- 4||17125|
|Net sown area||219963||Deep water land||32932||1 - 2||74317|
|Saline land||5230||Flood affected area||87535||1||183286|