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हिलिहाङ गाउँपालिका
Rural Municipality
Hilihang is located in Province No. 1
Location in Province No. 1
Hilihang is located in Nepal
Hilihang (Nepal)
Coordinates: 27°14′N 87°47′E / 27.24°N 87.78°E / 27.24; 87.78Coordinates: 27°14′N 87°47′E / 27.24°N 87.78°E / 27.24; 87.78
Province Province No. 1
District Panchthar
Wards 7
Established 10 March 2017
 • Type Rural Council
 • Chairperson Mr. Bhuwaniprasad Lingden (NCP)
 • Vice-chairperson Mrs. Sumitra Upreti Sedhai (NCP)
 • Total 123.01 km2 (47.49 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 22,913
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+5:45 (Nepal Standard Time)
Headquarter Panchami
Website official website

Hilihang (Nepali: हिलिहाङ गाउँपालिका) is a rural municipality (gaunpalika) out of seven rural municipality located in Panchthar District of Province No. 1 of Nepal. There are a total of 8 municipalities in Panchthar in which 1 is urban and 7 are rural.

According to Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Developme Hilihang has an area of 123.01 square kilometres (47.49 sq mi) and the total population of the municipality is 22913 as of Census of Nepal 2011. [1] [2] [3]

Ambarpur, Panchami, Subhang and Bharapa which previously were all separate Village development committee merged to form this new local level body. Fulfilling the requirement of the new Constitution of Nepal 2015, Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development replaced all old VDCs and Municipalities into 753 new local level body (Municipality).[1] [3]

The rural municipality is divided into total 7 wards and the headquarter of this newly formed rural municipality is situated in Panchami.[1] [3]


  1. ^ a b c "स्थानीय तहहरुको विवरण". www.mofald.gov.np/en. MoFALD. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  2. ^ "CITY POPULATION – statistics, maps & charts". www.citypopulation.de. 8 October 2017. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "हिलिहाङ गाउँपालिका परिचय" [Introduction of Hilihang rural municipality]. www.hilihangmun.gov.np (in Nepali). Hilihang Rural Municipality. Retrieved 19 April 2018.

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