Dhobaghat

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Dhobaghat (Udayapurkot)
धोबाघाट (उदयपुरकोट)
Village Development Committee
Dhobaghat (Udayapurkot) is located in Nepal
Dhobaghat (Udayapurkot)
Dhobaghat (Udayapurkot)
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°04′N 82°51′E / 28.07°N 82.85°E / 28.07; 82.85Coordinates: 28°04′N 82°51′E / 28.07°N 82.85°E / 28.07; 82.85
Country    Nepal
Region Mid-Western
Zone Rapti Zone
District Pyuthan District
VDC Dhobaghat (Udayapurkot)
Population (2001 Census[1])
 • Total 2,157
  396 households
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Dhobaghat -- also called Udayapurkot --- is a village and Village Development Committee in Pyuthan, a Middle Hills district of Rapti Zone, western Nepal.

Etymology[edit]

dhoba (Nepali: धोबा) - washing clothing.
ghat (Nepali: घाट) - shore or bank of a river; stone platform or steps on a river bank
Thus: place by river for washing clothes.

udaya (Nepali: उदय)- rising, ascent, dawning.
pur (Nepali: पुर)- town or city.
kot (Nepali: कोट)- guardroom, prison, police station.
Thus: Dawn city police post

Villages in VDC[edit]

Ward Lat. Lon Elev.
Anpchaur आँपचौर 28°03'N 82°43'E   690m
Banera Khajuri बनेरा खजुरी 28°04'N 82°44'E 1,515
Bhanyerchaur भँयेरचौर 28°03'N 82°41'E   781
Bhedabari भेडाबारी 28°04'N 82°45'E 1,250
Burdi बुर्दी 28°02'N 82°44'E   630
Charpani चारपानी 28°04'N 82°42'E 1,310
Dhobaghat धोबाघाट 3 28°04'N 82°44'E 1,250
Gorule गोरुले 28°03'N 82°43'E   639
Mas Pokhari मास पोखरी 28°03'N 82°44'E 1,470
Mukhchaur मुखचौर 6 28°03'N 82°42'E 710
Rithekholagaun रिठेखोलागाउँ 28°04'N 82°42'E 1,470
Salli Kharka सल्ली खर्क 8 28°05'N 82°45'E 1,315
Sirbari सिरबारी 28°05'N 82°44'E 1,478
Udaypurkot उदयपुरकोट 9 28°03'N 82°45'E 1,430

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 21 September 2008. 
  2. ^ "Index of Geographical Names of Nepal, Volume IV: Mid Western Development Region, List of Settlements, Pyuthan" (PDF). Government of Nepal, National Geographic Information Infrastructure Program. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 

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