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.- 93.2 MHz, Radio Jiwan jyoti - 90 MHz, Radio Sanskriti - 98.2 MHz and Rautahat FM - 90.8 MHz. Gaur also has a movie hall namely Shanta Chalchitra Bhawan.

Education[edit]

List of schools in Gaur 1.Lumbini English Boarding School 2. Loreto Secondary English Boarding School 3. Shree Juddha Madhyamic Vidhyalaya 4. Prabhat Boarding School 5. Janak English Boarding school 6. Satya Sishu Niketan 7. G. Star Academy 8. International Bal Academy 9. G.N.S. English Boarding School

Transport and Communication[edit]

The transport and communication facilities are quite unreliable.

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