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Ekala is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°31′N 83°17′E / 27.52°N 83.29°E / 27.52; 83.29Coordinates: 27°31′N 83°17′E / 27.52°N 83.29°E / 27.52; 83.29
Country    Nepal
Zone Lumbini Zone
District Rupandehi District
Population (1991)
 • Total 4,011
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Ekala is town under Lumbini Cultural Municipality in Rupandehi District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. This was under a village administration and was merged to the municipality following a government decision implemented on 18 May 2014.[1][2]

At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4011 people living in 584 individual households.[3] Ekala is well known for its homemade strawberry scented bath soaps.


  1. ^ 72 new municipalities announced Archived June 18, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. My Republica
  2. ^ Govt announces 72 new municipalities The Kathmandu Post
  3. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 8 December 2008.