Darbhanga is the 51st largest Hindi speaking city of India with the total population of 2.9 Lakh. Major employment in Dharbhanga is in Government and Agriculture industry. Darbhanga has 73% Agriculture workers, 24% Industry and other workers and 3% Household workers. Darbhanga is a good agriculture belt because of the three major rivers, Koshi, Kamla Balan and Bagmani. Makhana is the major exportable item of Darbhanga. The history of Darbhanga goes back to the time of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Darbhanga comes under the Mithila region which is mentioned in the epics several times. The name Darbhanga is a later addition. The name Darbhanga is a muted form of “Dwarbanga” which is combination of two words “Dwar” (Gate), “Banga” (Bengal) meaning “Gateway of Bengal”. Darbhanga was ruled by Hindu kings, Mughals and also taken over by the British Empire. Darbhanga is a culturally rich place which can be seen in its famous Mithila paintings and folkloric songs. Maithili is the another major spoken language of Darbhanga city besides hindi.