Changunarayan

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Changunarayan

चाँगुनारायण
Municipality
Changunarayan
Changunarayan
Changunarayan is located in Nepal
Changunarayan
Changunarayan
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°43′00″N 85°25′47″E / 27.71667°N 85.42972°E / 27.71667; 85.42972Coordinates: 27°43′00″N 85°25′47″E / 27.71667°N 85.42972°E / 27.71667; 85.42972
CountryNepal
ProvinceProvince No. 3
DistrictBhaktapur
Government
 • MayorMr. Som Prasad Mishra
 • Deputy MayorMrs.Bina Banstola
Area
 • Total62.98 km2 (24.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total55,430
 • Density880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Religions
Hindu
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Websitechangunarayanmun.gov.np

Changunarayan is a municipality in Bhaktapur District in the Province No. 3 of Nepal and is part of the urban agglomeration of the Kathmandu Valley. The municipality was created through the merger of the former Village development committees Old-Changunarayan, Chhaling, Duwakot and Jhaukhel in 2014.[1] At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, the predecessors of Changunarayan Municipality had a population of 55,430.[2] In 2017, the municipality of Mahamanjushree Nagarkot was merged into Changunarayan.[3] The municipality is also home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Changu Narayan.

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  1. ^ "Govt announces 61 municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. 2 December 2014. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2008-08-26.
  3. ^ "नगरकोट नगरपालिका" (in Nepali). नेपाल सरकार. Retrieved 1 May 2018.