Gaurishankar Rural Municipality

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Gaurishankar Rural Municipality
गौरीशंकर गाउँपालिका
Office of the Rural Municipality.
Office of the Rural Municipality.
Gaurishankar Rural Municipality is located in Nepal
Gaurishankar Rural Municipality
Gaurishankar Rural Municipality
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°45′20″N 86°12′56″E / 27.7555116°N 86.2156601°E / 27.7555116; 86.2156601Coordinates: 27°45′20″N 86°12′56″E / 27.7555116°N 86.2156601°E / 27.7555116; 86.2156601
Country   Nepal
ProvinceProvince No. 3
DistrictDolakha
HeadquartersSuri, Dolakha
Area
 • Total681.39 km2 (263.09 sq mi)
Population
 • Total17,062
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Websitehttp://gaurishankarmun.gov.np/

Gaurishankar Rural Municipality (Nepali: ne:गौरीशंकर गाउँपालिका ), a part of Province No. 3, Nepal, is a rural municipality located in Dolakha District. With Suri as its current official headquarter, the rural municipality consists of nine wards (previously seven Village Development Committees of V.D.C.) covers an area of 681.39 km² and has a population of 17062 in 2011.[1]

It is named after Mount Gaurishankar (Nepali: ne:गौरिशंकर हिमाल), which determines Nepal time (UTC +05:45), and is also home to Tsho Rolpa Lake (also Cho Rolpa (Nepali: ne:छो-रोल्पा ताल), one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal.

Political Division of Rural Municipality[edit]

Ward division of Gaurishankar Rural Municipality, Province No. 3

The rural municipality consists of nine wards:

  • Ward No. 1 (Previously Jugu V.D.C.)
  • Ward No. 2 (Previously Jugu V.D.C.)
  • Ward No. 3 (Previously Jhyaku V.D.C.)
  • Ward No. 4 (Previously Jhyaku V.D.C.)
  • Ward No. 5 (Previously Suri V.D.C.)
  • Ward No. 6 (Previously Chankhu V.D.C.)
  • Ward No. 7 (Previously Marbu V.D.C.)
  • Ward No. 8 (Previously Khare V.D.C.)
  • Ward No. 9 (Previously Gaurishankar V.D.C.)
Ward No. Included VDCs Population Area (Sq. km.)
1 Jugu (1,7-9) 1950 21.8
2 Jugu (2-6) 1932 12.05
3 Jhyaku (5-9) 2395 16.5
4 Jhyaku (1-4) 2242 19.41
5 Suri (1-9) 3054 47.02
6 Chankhu (1-9) 1272 21.78
7 Marbu (1-9) 1409 114.02
8 Khare (1-9) 1833 104.43
9 Gaurishankar (1-9) 975 324.38
Total 17062 681.39

Gallery[edit]

Photo gallery of Gurumfi, Gaurishankar Rural Municipality.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011(National Report)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. Government of Nepal. November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-04-18. Retrieved November 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)