Dedgaun

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Dedgaun
Village development committee
Dedgaun is located in Nepal
Dedgaun
Dedgaun
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°51′N 84°05′E / 27.85°N 84.08°E / 27.85; 84.08Coordinates: 27°51′N 84°05′E / 27.85°N 84.08°E / 27.85; 84.08
Country    Nepal
Zone Lumbini Zone
District Nawalparasi District
Population (1991)
 • Total 2,975
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Dedhgaun (or Dedgaun) is a village development committee in Nawalparasi District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 2975 people living in 513 individual households.[1]

Dedgaun lies on the bank of the Holy Kali Gandaki River and is surrounded by mountains in all sides.

The Dedgaun area, including the new hydro-electricity project at Baundi Khola, was heavily damaged by floods in September 2008.

Dedhgaun VDC.jpg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 
  • Districts at a glance: Nawalparasi by UD Bimala, 2006.
  • Introduction of Nepali village: John David Wilson, 2002
  • Centre for rural studies, Tribhuvan University