Amargadhi

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Amargadhi

अमरगढी
Amar Singh Thapa's statue at Amaragadhi Fort
Amar Singh Thapa's statue at Amaragadhi Fort
Country   Nepal
ProvinceSudurpashchim Pradesh
DistrictDadeldhura District
IncorporatedJanuary 24, 1997[citation needed]
Elevation
1,848 m (6,063 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total21,245
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Postal code
10300
Area code(s)096
Website[1]

Amargadhi is a municipality and the district headquarter of Dadeldhura District in Province No. 7 of western Nepal. It was named after Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa, who fought in the Gurkha War between 1814 and 1816[citation needed] At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 21,245 people living in 4,778 individual households.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Mahakali Highway links Amargadhi to the Terai region of Nepal as well as Api Municipality in the Lesser Himalayas. Seti Highway branches off Mahakali Highway at Amargadhi towards Dipayal Silgadhi.[2]

Media[edit]

To Promote local culture Amargadhi has three community radio stations, Radio Amargadhi - 97.4 MHz, Radio Sudur Awaz - 95 MHz and Radio Aafno 104.8 MHZ.[citation needed]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Amargadhi (1848 m)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 14.0
(57.2)
15.2
(59.4)
19.4
(66.9)
23.6
(74.5)
26.1
(79.0)
26.0
(78.8)
24.2
(75.6)
23.8
(74.8)
23.3
(73.9)
21.7
(71.1)
18.5
(65.3)
15.7
(60.3)
21.0
(69.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.0
(48.2)
10.2
(50.4)
14.0
(57.2)
18.0
(64.4)
20.3
(68.5)
21.3
(70.3)
20.7
(69.3)
20.4
(68.7)
19.4
(66.9)
16.7
(62.1)
13.2
(55.8)
10.5
(50.9)
16.1
(61.1)
Average low °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
5.1
(41.2)
8.6
(47.5)
12.3
(54.1)
14.5
(58.1)
16.6
(61.9)
17.3
(63.1)
17.1
(62.8)
15.5
(59.9)
11.7
(53.1)
8.0
(46.4)
5.3
(41.5)
11.3
(52.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 42.8
(1.69)
62.5
(2.46)
56.8
(2.24)
55.1
(2.17)
92.2
(3.63)
171.6
(6.76)
329.2
(12.96)
315.9
(12.44)
196.0
(7.72)
44.3
(1.74)
9.4
(0.37)
23.0
(0.91)
1,398.8
(55.09)
Source: http://www.dhm.gov.np/uploads/climatic/880251189NORMAL%20FILE.pdf

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2017. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Existing Highway and Proposed Extension". Department of Roads Nepal. Retrieved 1 October 2018.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 29°18′00″N 80°34′47″E / 29.30000°N 80.57972°E / 29.30000; 80.57972