Gitanagar

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Gitanagar
गीतानगर
Geetanagar
Village development committee
Gitanagar is located in Nepal
Gitanagar
Gitanagar
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°37′N 84°24′E / 27.61°N 84.40°E / 27.61; 84.40Coordinates: 27°37′N 84°24′E / 27.61°N 84.40°E / 27.61; 84.40
Country    Nepal
Zone Narayani Zone
District Chitwan District
Population (1991)
 • Total 11,173
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Gitanagar is a village development committee in Chitwan District in the Narayani Zone of southern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 11,173 people living in 2101 individual households.[1]

The town was named after "Geeta Rani" during the Rapti Land Distribution Project which occurred in the early 1950s. Gitanagar is divided into nine wards. Wards in Gitanagar include Amarbasti, Parasnagar, Geetangar, Champanagar, Devnagar, Uzzolnagar, Prithibinagar, Kesharbhag and Indrapuri.

Media[edit]

To promote local culture, Gitanagar has one FM radio station, Radio Narayani – 105.2 MHZ, which is a Community radio station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008. 


Wards of Gitanagar VDC