Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Darbhangar, an Indian town of Behar, capital of the district of the same name, on the east bank of the little Baghmati river. It contains an unusual number of large tanks, the Maharajah's palace, bazaars, and a fine market place and hospital. During the rains the country round becomes a swamp. The chief exports are oil-seeds and timber; and the imports lime, iron, salt, grain, and soft goods. The district is productive of tobacco, rice, mustard, indigo, and linseed, and contains manufactories of cloth, tobacco, indigo, sugar, and pottery.