Khumjung

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Khumjung
खुम्जुङ
Neighborhood
The mountain Khumbila above the villages Khumjung and Kunde. In the background you can see Mount Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam
The mountain Khumbila above the villages Khumjung and Kunde. In the background you can see Mount Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam
Khumjung is located in Province No. 1
Khumjung
Khumjung
Location in Province
Khumjung is located in Nepal
Khumjung
Khumjung
Khumjung (Nepal)
Coordinates: 27°49′N 86°43′E / 27.817°N 86.717°E / 27.817; 86.717Coordinates: 27°49′N 86°43′E / 27.817°N 86.717°E / 27.817; 86.717
Country    Nepal
Province Province No. 1
District Solukhumbu
Rural Municipality Khumbu Pasanglhamu
Located at ward no. 4
Elevation 3,790 m (12,430 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,912
Time zone UTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Area code(s) 038

Khumjung (Nepali: खुम्जुंग) is a village in Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality of Solukhumbu District in Province No. 1 of north-eastern Nepal. It is located in the Khumbu subregion inside Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site. The village is at an elevation of 3,790 metres above sea level, and is situated near Mount Khumbila.

A monastery in Khumjung has a purported Yeti scalp. This village has modern communications such as the internet and mobile and landline phones.

The village is the seat of ward no. 4, which include Kunde, Khumjung, Tengboche (Tyangboche), Pangboche, Pheriche, Dole, Chharchung, Machhermo, Lobuche, Dingboche, and Gokyo. As of 2011, it had a population of 1912 people living in 551 individual households.[1]

Khumjung school was built by Sir Edmund Hillary's Himalayan Trust in 1961.The school began as two classrooms but now caters for pre-school, primary and secondary sections with over 350 students.

History[edit]

Khumjung was a separate Village development committee in Solukhumbu District of Sagarmatha Zone of EDR in Nepal during Kingdom of Nepal. With new administrative structure on 10 March 2017, it became part of Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011". Village Development Committee/Municipality. Government of Nepal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2018-05-18. 

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