Village of Changunarayan Municipality
|Province||Province No. 3|
|Time zone||UTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)|
Chhaling (Nepali: छलिङ) is a village and former Village Development Committee that is now part of Changunarayan Municipality in Province No. 3 of central Nepal. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 8,129 with 1,817 houses in it.It is situated at about a distance of 20 kilometers from the capital city Kathmandu.
The name "Chhaling" is believed to be derived from two words- "Chhala" meaning-skin and "Gaun" meaning-village as it was believed to be a major production area of animal skin and leather materials during the 18th century.
Most of the people are Brahmins and Chhetris also including a major number of population of "Sanyasi" meaning Saints and Newars. There are also few number of people from Mongolian descents living in the upper part of the hill.
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