Argal

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Argal
अर्गल
Village Development Committee
Argal is located in Nepal
Argal
Argal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°17′N 83°13′E / 28.283°N 83.217°E / 28.283; 83.217Coordinates: 28°17′N 83°13′E / 28.283°N 83.217°E / 28.283; 83.217
Country    Nepal
Zone Dhaulagiri Zone
District Baglung District
Population (1991)
 • Total 2,148
 • Religions Hindu
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Argal is a Village Development Committee in Baglung District in the Dhaulagiri Zone of central Nepal. It is located roughly 25 kilometres west of Baglung. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 2,148 and had 387 houses in the village.[1]

In recent years, Argal has been subject to numerous attacks and trouble with Maoist rebels. On March 18, 2002 it was reported that three terrorists were killed in the Argal area of Baglung district.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2008-08-23. 
  2. ^ "Security forces kill 68 Maoists in Nepal". The Hindu. 2002-03-18. Retrieved 2010-04-13.