Geography of Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur is decently rich region when it comes to geographical features. Many important rivers and tributaries pass through this region. Muzaffarpur also has huge reservoir of fertile soil. However, what Muzaffarpur doesn’t have is forest area or long stretches of vegetation area. Muzaffarpur is in fact completely forest free area. Below is complete information about all the other geographical features and more detailed information about geographical features that have been mentioned above.

Area and Location of Muzaffarpur

Geographical features of Muzaffarpur

The total area of Muzaffarpur city is about 3,172 km2 while that of district is about 3,173 km2. It is located at North 25°54'- 26°23' Latitude and East 84°53’ -85°45’ Longitude. With elevation of 60 m, Muzaffarpur is surrounded by Saran and Gopalganj district on the western side, Darbhanga & Samastipur in the eastern side, Sitamarhi & East Champaran in the northern side and Vaishali & Saran district in southern side of the district. Bagmati, Gandak, Burhi Gandak and Lakhandeyee are the main rices watering the vast region of Muzaffarpur.

Topography and Climate of the region

Alluvial soil is found in huge quantity here. Alluvial soil is known for its immensely rich fertile quality. It has obviously played a very critical role in the development of agriculture sector in the district. Muzaffarpur doesn’t have a huge reservoir of minerals. The overall climate of Muzaffarpur can’t be termed as pleasant but it is not all that unpleasant either. It is not pleasant in a sense that here summers are very hot and also it pours heavily during monsoon season. Winter season though is very pleasant and is indeed the best time to visit Muzaffarpur. It is also pertinent to mention that climate throughout district more or less remains same. Summer season falls between April and June and is extremely hot and humid with temperature rising upto 40 °C. Winter falls from mid Novenber to March. Temperature remains pleasantly cool with ranging between 06 - 20 °C. Monsoon lashes over the region from Mid June to September which often results in flood like situations.


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    fareeha Aurooz from muzaffrpur 272 Days ago

    beneficial info!!

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