Situated 27 km from Araria
, Forbesganj is a small town on the Indo-Nepal border. The town is famed as a major transport center on the National Highway connecting other parts of India to Guwahati.
Forbesganj College, established in 1959, is a major education institution in the town. Luxury and budget hotels are available in and around the town.
Forbesganj Railway Station, on the
Jogbani-Purnia railway line, is the nearby access point. Patna Airport is about 233 km from Forbesganj.