Bode, Nepal

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Country    Nepal
Zone Bagmati Zone
District Bhaktapur District
 • Total 0.41 km2 (0.16 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,364
 • Density 16,000/km2 (40,000/sq mi)
 • Religions Hindu, Buddhism, Christian
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Bode is an ancient Newar city in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, about eight miles from the capital city, Kathmandu.The city is famous for (Bisket Jatra) tongue piercing and Nilbharahi Naach. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 6364 with 1389 houses.[1]

Bode West

Bode Planning,Bhaktapur,Nepal[edit]

Bode planning (area Approx.69 acres) is a small planned area located in the Bode, Bhaktapur of Nepal in a peaceful and healthy environment. Mostly the people from outer valley are living here.

People from different part of county have settled here together with the originals Newari people. This place is developing day to day and also the population is increasing here due to the environment here.

Bode Planning as lies in Bhaktapur is also very famous for the culture and lifestyle. The office of " Agriculture Training Center " also lies in this place.

Bode as Agriculture[edit]

Paddy - Bode

Most of the people in Bode have main occupation of living as Agriculture. Some people although are officers, Businessmen, and leaders but most of them are farmers. Farm not only means agriculture but also means Horticulture and Animal Husbandry. Rice is the most common agricultural crops. Other crops are Maize and Vegetables. People here are polite, hard working, but some are still illiterate and workless.


Bode is also known as city of festivals and celebrations. The city celebrates festivals each month starting from new year to the Holi puni at the end of the year.

  • Bisket jatra (New year festival)
  • Mother's Day (Mathathirtha Aunshi)
  • Buddha purnima (Buddha purnima)
  • Kumar Khasti (Sithi Nakha)
  • Gathamaga charya
  • Sa: Paaru (Gai Jatra)
  • Neel Barahi Naach
  • Father's day (Kushe Aushi)
  • Pulu Kisi (Indra Jatra)
  • Dashain (Nawaratri)
  • Tihar (Kija puja, Mha puja)
  • Sakima punhi
  • Dhanya purnima (Yomari purnima)
  • Maghe sankranti (Ghya-chaku sankranti) (Makar Sankranti)
  • Shree panchami
  • Shiva ratri
  • Holi (Holi purnima)
  • Karkat sakranti (celebrated on Shrawan 1 of Nepali Calendar)


  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2011". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Government of Nepal. 

Coordinates: 27°41′29″N 85°23′18″E / 27.69139°N 85.38833°E / 27.69139; 85.38833