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Village development committee
Dharmasthali is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°46′N 85°18′E / 27.76°N 85.30°E / 27.76; 85.30Coordinates: 27°46′N 85°18′E / 27.76°N 85.30°E / 27.76; 85.30
Country    Nepal
Zone Bagmati Zone
District Kathmandu District
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,530
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Dharmasthali is a village in Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 6,530 and had 1,421 households in it.[1]

Dharmasthali is popular for its Mahankal[disambiguation needed] temple on the top of a hillock and is only four kilometers from Balaju Ring Road.

Dharmasthali Village Development Committee Consists of 9 wards.Ward No. 9 mainly consists of the natives Basnyats who are believed to migrate from Khaptad, some one and a half century ago, thus called as Khaptadi Basnyats. Major communities are chettri, brahmin and newar.


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-07-31. Retrieved 2012-11-01.