Bahrabise

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Bahrabise
बाह्रबिसे नगरपालिका
municipalitiy
Bahrabise Bazar as seen from Boksi Odar (Witch Cave).
Bahrabise Bazar as seen from Boksi Odar (Witch Cave).
Bahrabise is located in Nepal
Bahrabise
Bahrabise
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°47′12″N 85°53′55″E / 27.7866°N 85.8986°E / 27.7866; 85.8986Coordinates: 27°47′12″N 85°53′55″E / 27.7866°N 85.8986°E / 27.7866; 85.8986
Country    Nepal
Zone Bagmati Zone
District Sindhupalchok District
Population (2008)
 • Total 7,852
 • Religions Hindu, Buddhist
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Area code(s) 011

Bahrabise is a city in Sindhupalchok District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. It consists of nine wards.

Demographics[edit]

At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6132 and had 1161 houses in the village.[1]

Development[edit]

It is lies on Araniko Highway - the 114 km-long highway which connects the capital city Kathmandu to the Chinese border in the north.[2] The area touching the highway is very developed compared to other areas and hence called 'Bahrabise Bazar'. Each ward in the VDC is connected to the highway by graveled roads.

There is facility electricity in each house of this VDC. The VDC has a good facility of telephone network (provided by Nepal Telecom) and mobile phone networks (provided by Nepal Telecom, Ncell and Smart Cell). There is broadband internet facility in places where PSTN telephone line has reached. There is a local cable television network which provides various TV channels in various parts of the VDC and outside.

The VDC has four private schools including Private Paradise Secondary School, Ketu English Boarding School, Chandeshwori English Boarding School and Keystone Public School and several other governmental schools. Shree Sharada Higher Secondary Schooland shree kshmadevi higer secondary school is the most renowned governmental high school of this area.

Since it is very near to the Chinese border, the business here has been influenced by the Chinese market. Most of the people in Bahrabise Bazar are involved in business of the Chinese products including clothing, bedding, food items, electronic devices, etc.

2015 Nepal earthquake[edit]

The village was affected by the earthquake on 25 April 2015. A joint coordination committee among all political parties in the three constituencies of the Sindhupalchok district was formed to carry out a rescue mission in the village.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  2. ^ Dorje, Gyurme. Footprint Tibet Handbook: with Bhutan. Arniko Highway to Tibet, p. 818. Google books. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Death toll in quake-hit Sindhupalchok stands at 1‚820". The Himalayan. The Himalayan. 1 May 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2015.