Kartik (Nepali calendar)

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Kartik (Nepali: कार्तिक) is the seventh month in the Vikram Samvat, the official Calendar for Nepalese. This month usually starts on 18 October till 16 November. This month is mostly 30 days long. Kartik is also known as the month of festivals because two major festivals, Dashain and Tihar, usually falls in this month.

Months in Nepali calendar[edit]

No. Name Nepali Days
1 Baishakh वैशाख 30 / 31
2 Jestha जेठ or ज्येष्ठ 31 / 32
3 Ashadh असार or आषाढ़ 31 / 32
4 Shrawan साउन or श्रावण 31 / 32
5 Bhadra भदौ or भाद्रपद 31 / 32
6 Ashwin असोज or आश्विन 30 / 31
7 Kartik कात्तिक or कार्तिक 29 / 30
8 Mangsir मंसिर or मार्गशीर्ष 29 / 30
9 Poush पुष or पौष 29 / 30
10 Magh माघ 29 / 30
11 Falgun फागुन or फाल्गुन 29 / 30
12 Chaitra चैत or चैत्र 30 / 31

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