Bunkot

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Bungkot

बुङकोट
Bungkot is located in Nepal
Bungkot
Bungkot
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°58′N 84°41′E / 27.97°N 84.69°E / 27.97; 84.69Coordinates: 27°58′N 84°41′E / 27.97°N 84.69°E / 27.97; 84.69
Country   Nepal
ZoneGandaki Zone
DistrictGorkha District
Population
 (1991)
 • Total6,599
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)

Bungkot is a village development committee in Gorkha District in the Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6,599, and there were 1,214 houses in the town.[1]

Bungkot is just about 6 kilometers from district headquarters. The only higher secondary school of Bunkot is Shree Shaheed Smrity Higher Secondary School, Bungkot-3, Gorkha. There is one secondary School, named Rameshwary Secondary School, located in ward no. 9 of Mailung. There are more than one lower secondary schools. Chandika Lower Secondary School is one of the lower secondary schools. There are 11 primary schools and a private boarding school.

Like in all VDCs of Nepal, Bungkot has nine wards. Ward no. 1 is Susaregaun and Ward no. 9 is Mailung. Khabdi Bhanjyang is the headquarter of the VDC. It has a health-post, a veterinary hospital and a market place.

The VDC is well connected with gravel road where public buses ply during dry months. The VDC is resourceful in terms of forest and water resources.

The first martyr of Nepal Lakhan Thapa was born in this VDC. The VDC is rich in its natural heritage. Hinduism is the main religion of this VDC which is followed by more than ninety percent people of this area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2008-08-31.