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not to be confused with Chennai, India
Chanai is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°38′N 82°53′E / 27.64°N 82.89°E / 27.64; 82.89Coordinates: 27°38′N 82°53′E / 27.64°N 82.89°E / 27.64; 82.89
Country    Nepal
Zone Lumbini Zone
District Kapilvastu District
Population (1991)
 • Total 6,141
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Chanai is a town in Shivaraj Municipality in Kapilvastu District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. The former village development committee was transformed into Municipality from 18 May 2014 by merging the existing Birpur, Nepal, Chanai, Bishunpur, Jawabhari and Shivapur village development committees.[1][2] At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6141 people living in 1023 individual households.[3]


  1. ^ "72 new municipalities announced". My Archived from the original on 2014-06-18. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  2. ^ "Government announces 72 new municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  3. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.