Chandragiri Municipality

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Chandragiri Municipality
चन्द्रागिरी नगरपालिका
Municipality
Chandragiri Municipality is located in Nepal
Chandragiri Municipality
Chandragiri Municipality
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°41′25″N 85°13′13″E / 27.69028°N 85.22028°E / 27.69028; 85.22028Coordinates: 27°41′25″N 85°13′13″E / 27.69028°N 85.22028°E / 27.69028; 85.22028
Country    Nepal
Region Central
Zone Bagmati Zone
District Kathmandu District
State Province No. 3
Established December 2014
Government
 • Mayor Ghanshyam Giri (Nepali Congress)
 • Deputy Mayor Lisa Nakarmi
Area
 • Total 43.9 km2 (16.9 sq mi)
Population (2011 Nepal census)
 • Total 85,195
 • Density 1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Newar, Bahun, Chhetri, Tamang, Magar
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 44619
Area code(s) 01
Website chandragirimun.gov.np

Chandragiri is a municipality in the Central development region of Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Zone of Nepal. The new municipality was formed by merging eleven existing villages —Baad Bhanjyang, Balambu, Dahachok, Mahadevsthan, Machhegaun, Matatirtha, Naikap Naya Bhanjyang, Naikap Purano Bhanjyang, Satungal, Thankot and Tinthana— on 02 Dec 2014.[1][2] The office of the municipality is that of the former Balambu village development committee.

Population[edit]

Chandragiri municipality has a total population of 85,195 according to 2011 Nepal census.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Govt announces 61 municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Govt creates 61 new municipalities". República. 3 Dec 2014. Retrieved 2 Dec 2014. 
  3. ^ "2011 Nepal census (Ward Level)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics (Nepal). November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-01-24. 

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