Gaur, Nepal

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Gaur
गौर
Municipality
Gaur is located in Nepal
Gaur
Gaur
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°46′N 85°16′E / 26.767°N 85.267°E / 26.767; 85.267Coordinates: 26°46′N 85°16′E / 26.767°N 85.267°E / 26.767; 85.267
Country    Nepal
Zone Narayani Zone
District Rautahat District
Area
 • Total 21.53 km2 (8.31 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 34,937[1]
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 44500
Area code(s) 055

Gaur is the headquarters of Rautahat district in Narayani zone, Nepal. The former Prime Minister of Nepal Madhav Kumar Nepal is a resident.[2] Gaur is on the border with Bairgania, India with a border crossing and customs checkpoint.

On March 21, 2007, supporters of the Madhesi People's Rights Forum (MPRF) clashed with supporters of Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) resulting in deaths of 104 people.

Media[edit]

To Promote local culture Gaur has four Community radio Stations. They are

  • Radio Rajdevi F.M.- 93.2MHz
  • Radio Border - 94.2MHz
  • Radio Sanskriti - 98.2MHz
  • Rautahat FM - 90.8MHz.

Gaur also has a movie hall namely Shanta Chalchitra Bhawan.


Education[edit]

The Education delivery status of this city is not influential enough.However some institutions are contributing at satisfactory level.Following are the few educational institutions of the town:

  • Loreto Secondary English Boarding School
  • Shree Juddha Madhyamic Vidhyalaya
  • Prabhat Boarding School
  • Lumbini English Boarding School
  • Janak English Boarding school
  • Satya Sishu Niketan
  • G. Star Academy
  • International Bal Academy
  • G.N.S. English Boarding School
  • Krishna Mercy English Boarding School


Transport and Communication[edit]

The transport facility is reliable. There are around 15 buses directly for Kathmandu including 5 Volvo. One can also get direct bus for Pokhara and Biratnagar.

Nepal Telecom and Ncell have good network coverage. Ncell has a 3G network since a long time here. Other cellular network available are UTL Nepal , Smart Cell . Indian network providers such as BSNL and MTS's network is available too. ISPs like Worldlink, UTL Nepal and Nepal Telecom is available.

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