The town has huge monetary significance for focal Nepal as the majority of the exchange with India is by means of Birgunj and the Indian town of Raxaul. Tribhuvan Highway joins Birgunj to Nepal's capital, Kathmandu. Birgunj is at present the second biggest city in the Terai district of Nepal, and the 6th most populated city of the country. The city has its own particular stadium, Narayani Stadium which is Nepal's second biggest stadium after Dasarath Rangasala. The stadium has limit of 15000 seats. As of late the stadium is in poor condition. A national level Cricket Ground is additionally situated close to the Narayani Stadium.
The cricket ground has top class outfield and a superior Cricket Pitch. National level and Regional level cricket competition are consistently held here. Consistently day night T20 Cricket Tournament are held utilizing impermanent surge light towers. Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi, Teej, Krishan Janmasthami, Maha Shivratri, Durgapuja, Chhath, Dipawali, Eid are real celebrations celebrated in Birgunj. Accordingly Buddha Jayanti is additionally celebrated all through the city. The way of life of this city isn't constrained to religious assorted iety yet ethnic decent iety is discovered as well. Individuals of Madheshi ethnicity possesses more prominent bit of populace which incorporates stations like Kandu, Gupta, Sah, Singh, Yadav, Mahato, Mahato, Rauniyar etc.