Mukundapur

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Mukundapur
मुकुन्दपुर
Mukundapur is located in Nepal
Mukundapur
Mukundapur
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°42′N 84°19′E / 27.70°N 84.31°E / 27.70; 84.31Coordinates: 27°42′N 84°19′E / 27.70°N 84.31°E / 27.70; 84.31
Country    Nepal
Zone Lumbini Zone
District Nawalparasi District
Population (2011)
 • Total 13,027
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Mukundapur is a town in Gaidakot Municipality in eastern part of Nawalparasi District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. It became a municipality in May 2014 by merging the existing Mukundapur, Amarapuri, Gaidakot, Nawalparasi, VDCs.[1][2] At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 7631.[3] According to the 2011 Nepal census,[4] the VDC had a population of 13,027 (Male:6,254 and Female:6,773) living in 3,023 houses. The VDC is historically important as the "Mukundasen Palace" built by King Madimukundasen of Palpa lies here. The VDC is named after this Palace.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "72 new municipalities announced". My Republica.com. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  2. ^ "Government announces 72 new municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  3. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 
  4. ^ http://cbs.gov.np/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/VDC_Municipality.pdf