Tulsipur, Rapti

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Tulsipur is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°07′40″N 082°17′44″E / 28.12778°N 82.29556°E / 28.12778; 82.29556Coordinates: 28°07′40″N 082°17′44″E / 28.12778°N 82.29556°E / 28.12778; 82.29556
Country    Nepal
Zone Rapti Zone
District Dang District
Population (1991)
 • Total 51,537
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 22412
Area code(s) 082

Tulsipur is a town and municipality in Dang District in the Rapti Zone of south-western Nepal. It is second largest municipality after Ghorahi. The 2011 Nepal census counted 51,537 persons in 12,214 households. Tulsipur Airport is about two km South of the town center. Paved roads go north into Salyan District, south to the Mahendra Highway in Deukhuri Valley and east to Ghorahi.

Another town named Tulsipur is 67 km to the south in Balrampur district, Uttar Pradesh, India. Before the unification of Nepal, both were in a small kingdom ruled by the House of Tulsipur that belonged to far western Nepal's Baise Rajya confederation.


To Promote local culture Tulsipur has three FM radio stations Radio Hamro Pahuncha - 89 MHz Which is a Community radio Station, Radio Tulsipur - 100.2 MHz which is a private radio station and Radio Prakriti which is also community radio station. In addition there are also two local TV station STV and STN channels which broadcasts local events and news. Along with these, many daily and weekly local newspapers have been publishing. Some newspapers which are publishing from Tulsipur are Gorakshya daily, Rapti Aawaj daily, Tharkot weekly, etc.


The facilities of education is good as it is zonal headquarter of Rapti zone. And so students from the himalayan and hilly region of Mid Western Development Region also come here to study.Rapti Babai Multiple Campus is providing educational facilities up to Master's Degree. Novex International College has been providing qualitative education in Bachelor's Degree in Education and Business Studies. Private schools and colleges like Gorkha Higher Secondary School, Shanti Deep English School, Tulsi Boarding Higher Secondary School, Rapti Vidya Mandir, Himal Academy and many other are the facilitators of education here. Some of the private schools and colleges provide the facilities of hostel for students from far away.



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See also[edit]

  1. Ghorahi
  2. Dang District, Nepal

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