Chainpur, Kosi

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Chainpur
चैनपुर नगरपालिका
Municipality
Chainpur is located in Nepal
Chainpur
Chainpur
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°18′N 87°19′E / 27.30°N 87.32°E / 27.30; 87.32Coordinates: 27°18′N 87°19′E / 27.30°N 87.32°E / 27.30; 87.32
Country    Nepal
Zone Kosi Zone
District Sankhuwasabha District
Population (1991)
 • Total 4,933
Time zone NST (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 56913
Area code(s) 029
Website www.chainpurmun.gov.np

Chainpur is a Municipality in Sankhuwasabha District in the Kosi Zone of north-eastern Nepal. This Municipality was formed merging five different villages i.e. Chainpur, Siddhakali, Siddhapokhari, Baneshwar and Kharang vdcs. The Municipality was implemented from 18 May 2014.[1][2] At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4933 people living in 948 individual households.[3]

Chainpur is an ancient market place of the eastern region of Nepal. Chainpur has been famous for hundreds of years for karuwa special kind of water mug with pipe tap sculptured with artistic carving on exterior of it.

It used to be district headquarters of Sankhuwasabha before it was shifted to Khandbari.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 72 new municipalities announced Archived June 18, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. My Republica
  2. ^ Govt announces 72 new municipalities The Kathmandu Post
  3. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 19 November 2008. 

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