Kapan, Nepal

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Kapan, Nepal
Village development committee
Kapan, Nepal is located in Nepal
Kapan, Nepal
Kapan, Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°44′N 85°22′E / 27.74°N 85.37°E / 27.74; 85.37Coordinates: 27°44′N 85°22′E / 27.74°N 85.37°E / 27.74; 85.37
Country    Nepal
Zone Bagmati Zone
District Kathmandu District
Population (2011)
 • Total 48,463
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Kapan, Kathmandu, Nepal is a residential area, located in Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. It is situated in the northern part of Kathmandu. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 48,463 in 12,324 households.[1] Kapan Sangit Sarowar (a platform for musicians), Kapan Monastery (Buddhist temple), Kapan Aani Gumba (Ladies Monks' Monastery) etc. are tourist places situated at Kapan. Kapan consists of several settlements, e. g.: Mahankal, New Colony, Jyotinagar, Saraswatinagar, Golphutar or Baluwakhani. Kapan has recently developed very high number of Paying Guest Houses for local-tourism.


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2013-08-22.