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चौमाला (गौरीगंगा नगरपालिका)
Chaumala is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°46′N 80°44′E / 28.77°N 80.74°E / 28.77; 80.74Coordinates: 28°46′N 80°44′E / 28.77°N 80.74°E / 28.77; 80.74
Country    Nepal
Zone Seti Zone
District Kailali District
 • Total 60 km2 (22 sq mi)
Population (2011 A.D.)
 • Total 27,586
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Area code(s) 091

Chaumala is a Village Development Committee Recently formed into Gauriganga Municipality गौरीगंगा नगरपालिका in Kailali District in the Seti Zone of western Nepal, near the town of Dhangadhi. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 27,586 living in 5,293 individual households.Chaumala is exactly located 32 km. east from the primary city and municipality of Kailali district, Dhangadhi and almost 60 km. west from another municipality, Tikapur. It lies across the Mahendra Highway, the only highway of Nepal. It has two small markets, one across the highway itself and other beyond the river.

The village has almost all sort of basic facilities, i.e. education, health, transportation, communication and electricity. There are 9 villages within this VDC; Rajipur, Chaumala, Udashi, Jhil, Mangalpur, Khurkhuriya, Maghi, Banbehada and Kuchaini respectively. It is special because there are inhabitants of almost all the 75 districts of Nepal.[1]


Development of significant number of School and colleges in Chaumala led far western Nepal to become an educational hub. Chaumala Multiple Campus offers various courses on Arts, Commerce and education up to Graduate level. Shree Malika High School is renowned for its quality school level education. The school was awarded by Government of Nepal for its educational excellence.


Primary Health Care services based on Chaumala. Primary Health Care Chaumala is a service oriented, social organization that provides various treatment services with community.The number of patients is increasing every year due to continuous improvement in surgical techniques and relatively low service costs of the medical and surgical treatments. These costs are easily affordable for the middle class as


  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2012". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2008-10-25. .

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(Prakash Shah, Sundar Chaudhary, Chaumala)