Matatirtha

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Matatirtha
मातातीर्थ
Village development committee
Pond at Matatirtha
Pond at Matatirtha
Matatirtha is located in Nepal
Matatirtha
Matatirtha
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°40′N 85°14′E / 27.667°N 85.233°E / 27.667; 85.233Coordinates: 27°40′N 85°14′E / 27.667°N 85.233°E / 27.667; 85.233
Country    Nepal
Zone Bagmati Zone
District Kathmandu District
Population (1991)
 • Total 2,799
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Matatirtha is a village in Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 2799 and had 506 households in it.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The word Matatirtha comes from two Sanskrit words, "Mata" meaning mother and "tirtha" meaning a sacred place. The VDC owes its name from a sacred pond in the VDC dedicated to mother.

Image of the mother

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 2008-08-28.