Muzaffarpur is the 43rd largest Hindi speaking city of India with a total population of 3.5 lakh. Major employment in Muzaffarpur is in Agriculture, Government and in Industries. Muzaffarpur has 73% Agriculture workers, 22% Industry and other workers and 5% Household workers. Muzaffarpur district falls under the category of agricultural dominated district. Muzaffarpur is famous for Shahi Lychees and is known as the Lychee Kingdom. Major rivers of Muzaffarpur are Burhi Gandak, Gandak, Baya. Muzaffarpur was created in 1875 for the sake of administrative convenience by splitting up the earlier district of Tirhut. The present district came into existence in the 18th century, being named after Muzaffar Khan, an Amil (Revenue Officer) under British rule.