Hin: बेतिया betiya 

‘Cane Town’  City, Bihar

From Hin: बेंत bē(n)t, ‘cane’

Bettiah was the third-largest princely estate in the Bihar region under the British.

It is named after the cane trees found in the area. Bettiah is the capital of West Champaran District which also boasts six sugar factories, from the other type of cane.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Bihar place names.