Amlekhganj

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Amlekhganj

अमलेखगञ्ज
Village Development Committee
Amlekhganj is located in Nepal
Amlekhganj
Amlekhganj
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°17′N 84°59′E / 27.283°N 84.983°E / 27.283; 84.983Coordinates: 27°17′N 84°59′E / 27.283°N 84.983°E / 27.283; 84.983
Country   Nepal
ZoneNarayani Zone
DistrictBara District
Population
 (2011)
 • Total6,709
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)

Amlekhganj (also Amlekhgunj) (Nepali:अमलेखगंज) is a town and Village Development Committee (now Sub Metropolitan City) in Bara District in the Narayani Zone of south-eastern Nepal. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 6,709 people living in 1370 individual households. There were 3,413 males and 3,296 females at the time of census.[1] At one time it was famed as the starting point of the Nepal Government Railway (NGR) which connected it with Raxaul in India.

Transport[edit]

Churiya Mai Temple

The town was served by a branch railway from Raxaul, It has no formal transportation service; most people have their own vehicle.[2]

Churiya Mai Temple at Amlekhganj, Bara, Nepal Churiya Mai temple lies on the Hetauda - Birgunj Highway built during Rana era, it is believed that the Mai protects their devotees from accidents, crash or any types of unpleasant situations.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 18 September 2008.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-29. Retrieved 2008-12-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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