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Village development committee
Nickname(s): Chhongdi
Thangmuchhyi is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°46′N 87°31′E / 27.77°N 87.52°E / 27.77; 87.52Coordinates: 27°46′N 87°31′E / 27.77°N 87.52°E / 27.77; 87.52
Country    Nepal
Zone Kosi Zone
District Sankhuwasabha District
Population (1991)
 • Total 1,949
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Thangmuchhyi (Chepuwa) is a village development committee in Sankhuwasabha District in the Kosi Zone of north-eastern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 1949 people living in 425 individual households. Thangmuchhyi divided into 3 toles called Dhongdek, Syarkijong (Syarkidang) and Orokchhen and Gangdok and Chhulung also sub tole of Thangmuchhyi. People from Thangmuchhyi are mostly Nuppa clan of Lhomi. Among Nuppa also there are 3 main family groups called Mi-Ngo(Identity). Sonarinjen (Dhongtoek) Mi-Ngo, Ueohok (lower village) Mi-Ngo and Hamo Mi-Ngo. In Dhongtoek (upper household) tole, Sonarinjen clans are living and from Sonarinjen there were 3 brothers called Nangang Angchuk, Chhiyang Chhedar and Dhinakpa (real name forgotten).[1]

It borders Tibet, China.



  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 19 November 2008. 
  2. ^ Nuppa, Shangbu.2015. Pahichanko Seroferoma Lhomi Jaati. National Foundation for Development Indigenous Nationalities. Government of Nepal

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