Gaikhur

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Gaikhur
गाईखुर
Village development committee
Gaikhur is located in Nepal
Gaikhur
Gaikhur
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°01′N 84°29′E / 28.02°N 84.48°E / 28.02; 84.48Coordinates: 28°01′N 84°29′E / 28.02°N 84.48°E / 28.02; 84.48
Country    Nepal
Zone Gandaki Zone
District Gorkha District
Population (1991)
 • Total 4,793
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Name meaning Gaikhur: gai = "cow" and khur = "foot". A temple located in this village has a cow's footsteps on stone. Therefore, this village is named as "cow's footsteps", or Gaikhur.

Gaikhur is a village development committee in Gorkha District in the Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4,793 and had 948 houses in the town. Mirkot, Palumtar, Khoplang, Dhuwakot are the neighbouring VDCs of Gaikhur. Gaikhur lies on the western side of Gorkha Bazar.

It is the birthplace of Hit Raj Pandey, who is a local and development minister under the current government.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2008-08-31.