Khalanga, Mahakali

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Darchula, Khalanga
खलङ्गा
Ghat Bazar
Darchula, Khalanga is located in Nepal
Darchula, Khalanga
Darchula, Khalanga
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 29°50′N 80°33′E / 29.83°N 80.55°E / 29.83; 80.55Coordinates: 29°50′N 80°33′E / 29.83°N 80.55°E / 29.83; 80.55
Country    Nepal
Zone Mahakali Zone
District Darchula District
Population (2011)
 • Total 133,464
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Area code(s) +977-93

Khalanga (Darchula) is a town in Api Municipality in Darchula District in the Mahakali Zone of western Nepal. It is the district headquarters. The town is located near the Mahakali River which is the border with Uttarakhand state, India. Indian and Nepalese nationals cross unrestricted, however there is a customs checkpoint for goods. Here mostly people are western culture. The main caste of this place is Dhami, including Bhatt, Kshetri, and Bhotes. In the northern part it connects to Tibet.

Demographics[edit]

At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 133,464 people living in 25,802 individual households.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 19 November 2008. 

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