Kanchan Rup

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Kanchan Rup
कञ्चन रूप नगरपालिका
Kanchan Rup is located in Nepal
Kanchan Rup
Kanchan Rup
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°38′N 86°55′E / 26.64°N 86.91°E / 26.64; 86.91Coordinates: 26°38′N 86°55′E / 26.64°N 86.91°E / 26.64; 86.91
Country    Nepal
Zone Sagarmatha Zone
District Saptari District
Population (2011)
 • Total 46,887(apx.)
Time zone UTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal code 56404
Area code(s) 031

Kanchan Rup is a Municipality in Saptari District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. This municipality was formed on 18 May 2014 by merging nine villages around it i.e. Baramjhiya, Badgama, Theliya, Jagatpur, Kanchanpur, Pipra (Purba), Rupnagar, Dharmpur and Ghoghanpur.[1][2]

At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6007.[3]



  1. ^ 72 new municipalities announced Archived 18 June 2014 at the Wayback Machine. My Republica
  2. ^ Govt announces 72 new municipalities Archived 6 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine. The Kathmandu Post
  3. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 22 November 2008.