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
Country    Nepal
Zone Bagmati Zone
District Bhaktapur District
Area
 • Total 62.98 km2 (24.32 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 55,430
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Religions Hindu
Time zone NST (UTC+5:45)
Website changunarayanmun.gov.np

Changunarayan is a municipality in Bhaktapur District in the Bagmati Zone of central 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 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.