Kunde (village)

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The Khumbila mountain rising above Khumjung and Kunde, two of the larger villages in the area, with Mount Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam in the background.

Kunde is a village in the Khumbu region of Nepal within the Sagarmatha National Park. It is directly adjacent to Khumjung village in the valley at the foot of Khumjung Khumbi Yul Lha, the sacred mountain of the Sherpas. The Khumjung-Valley is located between 3800m and 4000m above sea level. Kunde is located in the western part of the valley and slightly higher than Khumung. It is the site of Kunde Hospital, founded by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1966.

Coordinates: 27°49′23″N 86°42′26″E / 27.82306°N 86.70722°E / 27.82306; 86.70722