About madhubani

Madhubani is a town and a municipality in Madhubani district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is the district headquarters. It lies 26km northeast ofDarbhanga town and was part of the erstwhile 'Bettiah Raj'. Internal disputes and family quarrels divided the Bettiah Raj in course of time. The Madhuban Raj in Madhubani was created as a consequence.[1] The word "Madhuban" means "forest of honey" from which Madhubani is derived, but sometimes it is also known as "madhu"+"vaani", meaning "sweet" "voice/language".[2] Madhubani is the cultural heart of Mithilanchal, being the birthplace of many literary people and home to Madhubani Paintings.
Madhubani Town is located at 26.37°N 86.08°E[3]. It has an average elevation of 56 metres (183 feet).
Block of Madhubani District total 21 Sourse ***
1. Madhubani Sadar (Known As Rahika)
2. Pandaul
3. Bisfi
4. Jayanagar
5. Ladaniya
6. Lukha
7. Janjharpur
8. Benipatti
9. Rajnagar- known for the ruins of Navlakha Palace of the Maharaja of Darbhanga.
10. Andhra Thadi
11. Babubarahi
12. Khutauna
13. Madhepur
14. Lakhanaur
15. Khajauli
16. Basopatti
17. Phulparas
18. Ghoghardiha
19. Laukahi
20. Madhwapur
21. Rahika
22. LOHA
As of 2001 India census[4], Madhubani Town had a population of 66,285. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Madhubani Town has an average literacy rate of 60%, just above the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 53%. In Madhubani Town, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. In earlier times[when?] there was a landlord named Babu who was the owner of all of the estate of Babubarahi. Consequently, it is now known as Babu Barahi.
Language and Culture
 Maithili, Hindi, English and Urdu
 Kosi River approximately forms the eastern boundary.
 Kamlā-balān runs from Jayanagar town in the north to Kosi in the south-east corner of the district.
 Bhutahi-balān is a minor river in the east which swells enormously in rainy seasons.
 Adhwārā or little Bāghmati, in the west of the district, is a group of many small rivers which fall into the Kareh or Main Bāghmati.
 There are many old courses of the Kamlā which swell in rainy seasons.
All these rivers ultimately fall into the Kosi which then falls into the Ganges