Khumjung

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Khumjung Xizang
खुम्जुङ
Village development committee
The mountain Khumbila above the villages Khumjung and Kunde. In the background you can see Mount Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam
The mountain Khumbila above the villages Khumjung and Kunde. In the background you can see Mount Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam
Khumjung Xizang is located in Nepal
Khumjung Xizang
Khumjung Xizang
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°49′N 86°43′E / 27.817°N 86.717°E / 27.817; 86.717Coordinates: 27°49′N 86°43′E / 27.817°N 86.717°E / 27.817; 86.717
Country    Nepal
Zone Sagarmatha Zone
District Solukhumbu District
Population (1991)
 • Total 1,809
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Khumjung (Nepali: खुम्जुंग) is a village and Village Development Committee in Solukhumbu District in the Sagarmatha Zone of north-eastern Nepal.It had a population of 900 people living in 200 individual households.[1]

It is located in the Khumbu region inside Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site. The village is the seat of Khumjung village development committee which include Kunde, Khumjung, Tengboche (Tyangboche), Pangboche, Pheriche, Dole, Chharchung, Machhermo, Lobuche, Dingboche, and Gokyo.

Khumjung village and Khumbila mountain
Khumjung village
Purported Yeti scalp at Khumjung monastery.

The village is at an elevation of 3,970 metres above sea level, and is situated near Mount Khumbila. A monastery in Khumjung houses a purported Yeti scalp. This village has modern communications such as internet and mobile and landline phones.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 14 November 2008. 

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