Darbhanga is a divisional headquarter on Indo Nepal and Bihar-Bengal border, having a glorious past in the field of education and learning and participation in the Indian freedom movement. Darbhanga City is the nucleus of Mithila, Which was founded by King Mithi of Ichchbaku Dyansty.
In passage, of times, the city was renamed as Dwar-Bung from Mithila and ultimately now called as Darbhanga. The modern growing city of Darbhanga, was the capital of erstwhile princely estate of Darbhanga Raj. The city Darbhanga is renowned for establishment of two universities, in its heart, There is a medical college, Engineering Diploma college, Management Institute, Law College and various other degree and diploma colleges in this city.
The city is situated at a distance of 140 Kms on national Laterel highway north east of Patna, 60 Kms from Muzaffarpur and 40 Kms from Samastipur. This city is also connected with broad guaze railway line buses and taxies from Patna Muzaffarpur and Samastipur. Rail, bus and Taxi communications are easily available from these cities.