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Mechinagar (Nepali: मेचीनगर) is a municipality in Jhapa District, Mechi Zone, Nepal and is the main entry point from India on Nepal's eastern border. Nepal's custom office is in Kakarvitta (Nepali: काँकडभिट्टा), a section of the municipality.

Mechinagar municipality was created by combining Dhulabari (Nepali: धुलाबारी) and Kankarbhitta and Itaa Bhatta (इटाभट्टा) Village Development Commitee.

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Radio: Mechinagar has one FM radio station Radio Sargam - 88.8 MHz which is a community radio station.

In the 1991 census it had 37.108 inhabitants, in 2001 (census) 40.060. The estimate for 2005 is 56.173.

Coordinates: 26°38′47″N 88°08′58″E / 26.64639°N 88.14944°E / 26.64639; 88.14944