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Municipality
2015-03-08 Swayambhunath, Katmandu, Nepal.jpg
Kathmandu, the largest city (Metro city)
CategoryMunicipality
LocationNepal
Created
  • 1975 / 08 /16
Number6 Metro City
11 Sub-metro city
276 Urban Municipality (as of 20 September 2015)
Populations975,453 - 8,370
Areas547.43 square kilometres (211.36 sq mi) - 6.89 square kilometres (2.66 sq mi)
Government
Subdivisions
  • Wards

Cities and towns in Nepal are incorporated under municipality. A municipality in Nepal is a sub-unit of a district. The Government of Nepal has set-out a minimum criteria for municipalities. These criteria include a certain population, infrastructure and revenues. Presently, there are 293 municipalities in Nepal among which 6 are metropolis, 11 are sub-metropolis and 276 are municipal councils. Other than that there are 460 rural municipalities totaling 753 local level government within Nepal.[1]

Kathmandu, the capital, is also the largest city.[2][3] In terms of area, Pokhara is the largest metropolitan city covering a subtotal of 464.28 km2 while Lalitpur is the smallest, with an area of 36.12 km2. Ghorahi is the largest sub-metropolitan city with an area of 522.21 km2 where as Janakpur is largest sub-metropolitan city by a population of 159,468 [4] and Sitganga is the largest municipality with an area of 610.43 square kilometres (235.69 sq mi).[5]

Classification[edit]

The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has classified the local units into four grades based on infrastructure and social development.[6][7]

Classification Type Quantity
Grade 'A' Very remote 18
Grade 'B' Remote 43
Grade 'C' Fairly accessible 133
Grade 'D' Accessible 99

List of cities[edit]

The cities listed in bold are the capitals of their respective provinces of Nepal while that in italic is the country capital.

Metropolitan cities[edit]

Rank Name Nepali District Province Population (2011) Area (km²) Website
1 Kathmandu काठमाडौँ Kathmandu Bagmati 985,453 49.45 [1]
2 Pokhara पोखरा Kaski Gandaki 426,759 464.28 [2]
3 Lalitpur ललितपुर Lalitpur Bagmati 284,922 36.12 [3]
4 Bharatpur भरतपुर Chitwan Bagmati 280,502 432.95 [4]
5 Biratnagar विराटनगर Morang Province No. 1 242,548[8][9][10] 77.00[8] [5]
6 Birgunj बीरगञ्ज Parsa Province No. 2 240,922[8][11][10] 132.07[8] [6]

Sub-metropolitan cities[edit]

Rank Name Nepali District Province Population (2011) Area Website
1 Janakpur जनकपुर Dhanusha Province No. 2 159,468 91.97[12] [7]
2 Ghorahi घोराही Dang Lumbini 156,164 522.21 [8]
3 Hetauda हेटौडा Makawanpur Bagmati 152,875 261.59 [9]
4 Dhangadhi धनगढी Kailali Sudurpashchim 147,741 261.75 [10]
5 Tulsipur तुल्सिपुर Dang Lumbini 141,528 384.63 [11]
6 Itahari इटहरी Sunsari Province No. 1 140,517 93.78 [12]
7 Nepalgunj नेपालगञ्ज Banke Lumbini 138,951 85.94 [13]
8 Butwal बुटवल Rupandehi Lumbini 138,741 101.61 [14]
9 Dharan धरान Sunsari Province No. 1 137,705 192.32 [15]
10 Kalaiya कलैया Bara Province No. 2 123,659 108.94 [16]
11 Jitpursimara जीतपुरसिमरा Bara Province No. 2 117,496 312.18 [17]

Municipality[edit]

100,000+[edit]

Rank Name Nepali District Province Population (2011) Area Website
1 Bhimdatta भीमदत्त Kanchanpur Sudurpashchim 146,795 78.24 [18]
2 Mechinagar मेचीनगर Jhapa Province No. 1 111,797 192.85 [19]
3 Budhanilkantha बुढानिलकण्ठ Kathmandu Bagmati 107,918 34.8 [20]
4 Gokarneshwar गोकर्णेश्वर Kathmandu Bagmati 107,351 58.5 [21]
5 Birtamod बिर्तामोड Jhapa Province No. 1 104,599 171.8 [22]
6 Birendranagar वीरेन्द्रनगर Surkhet Karnali 100,458 245.06 [23]
7 Tilottama तिलोत्तमा Rupandehi Lumbini 100,149 126.19 [24]

75,000+[edit]

Rank Name Nepali District Province Population (2011) Area Website
1 Tokha टोखा Kathmandu Bagmati 99,032 17.11 [25]
2 Lahan लहान Siraha Province No. 2 91,766 167.17 [26]
3 Triyuga त्रियुगा Udayapur Province No. 1 87,557 547.43 [27]
4 Chandragiri चन्द्रागिरी Kathmandu Bagmati 85,198 43.92 [28]
5 Madhyapur Thimi मध्यपुर थिमी Bhaktapur Bagmati 83,036 11.47 [29]
6 Siraha सिरहा Siraha Province No. 2 82,531 94.2 [30]
7 Birtamod विर्तामोड Jhapa Province No. 1 81,878 78.24 [31]
8 Bhaktapur भक्तपुर Bhaktapur Bagmati 81,728 6.89 [32]
9 Tarakeshwar तारकेश्वर Kathmandu Bagmati 81,443 54.95 [33]
10 Tikapur टिकापुर Kailali Sudurpashchim 80,690 122.12 [34]
11 Sundar Haraincha सुन्दरहरैंचा Morang Province No. 1 80,518 110.16 [35]
12 Suryabinayak सूर्यविनायक Bhaktapur Bagmati 78,490 42.45 [36]
13 Godawari गोदावरी Lalitpur Bagmati 78,301 96.11 [37]
14 Godawari गोदावरी Kailali Sudurpashchim 78,018 305.63 [38]
15 Barahachhetra बराहक्षेत्र Sunsari Province No. 1 77,408 222.09 [39]
16 Kapilvastu कपिलवस्तु Kapilvastu Lumbini 76,394 136.91 [40]
17 Lamki Chuha लम्की चुहा Kailali Sudurpashchim 76,007 225 [41]
18 Ghodaghodi घोडाघोडी Kailali Sudurpashchim 75,586 354.45 [42]
19 Banganga बाणगंगा Kapilvastu Lumbini 75,242 233.68 [43]
20 Damak दमक Jhapa Province No. 1 75,102 70.86 [44]

50,000+[edit]

Rank Name Nepali District Province Population (2011) Area Website
1 Lumbini Sanskritik लुम्बिनी सांस्कृतिक Rupandehi Lumbini 72,497 112.21 [45]
2 Chandrapur चन्द्रपुर Rautahat Province No. 2 72,059 249.96 [46]
3 Kohalpur कोहलपुर Banke Lumbini 70,647 184.26 [47]
4 Vyas व्यास Tanahun Gandaki 70,335 248 [48]
5 Ratnanagar रत्ननगर Chitwan Bagmati 69,848 68.68 [49]
6 Barahathwa बरहथवा Sarlahi Province No. 2 69,822 107.05 [50]
7 Rajbiraj राजविराज Saptari Province No. 2 69,086[8] 55.64[8] [51]
8 Barbardiya बारबर्दिया Bardiya Lumbini 68,012 226.09 [52]
9 Shivaraj शिवराज Kapilvastu Lumbini 66,781 284.07 [53]
10 Gulariya गुलरिया Bardiya Lumbini 66,679 118.21 [54]
11 Gaushala गौशाला Mahottari Province No. 2 66,673 144.73 [55]
12 Bardibas बर्दिबास Mahottari Province No. 2 66,354 315.57 [56]
13 Belbari बेलवारी Morang Province No. 1 65,892 132.79 [57]
14 Kirtipur किर्तिपुर Kathmandu Bagmati 65,602 14.76 [58]
15 Bhadrapur भद्रपुर Jhapa Province No. 1 65,543 96.35 [59]
16 Nagarjun नागार्जुन Kathmandu Bagmati 65,420 29.85 [60]
17 Dudhauli दुधौली Sindhuli Bagmati 65,302 390.39 [61]
18 Kamalamai कमलामाई Sindhuli Bagmati 65,064 482.57 [62]
19 Buddhabhumi बुद्धभूमी Kapilvastu Lumbini 64,949 366.67 [63]
20 Shivasatakshi शिवसताक्षि Jhapa Province No. 1 64,596 145.87 [64]
21 Inaruwa ईनरुवा Sunsari Province No. 1 63,593 77.92 [65]
22 Siddharthanagar सिद्धार्थनगर Rupandehi Lumbini 63,483 36.03 [66]
23 Pathari-Shanischare पथरी शनिश्चरे Morang Province No. 1 62,440 79.81 [67]
24 Kawasoti कावासोती Nawalpur Gandaki 62,421 108.34 [68]
25 Krishnanagar कृष्णनगर Kapilvastu Lumbini 62,370 96.66 [69]
26 Mahalaxmi महालक्ष्मी Lalitpur Bagmati 62,172 26.51 [70]
27 Kageshwari-Manohara कागेश्वरी मनोहरा Kathmandu Bagmati 60,237 27.38 [71]
28 Arjundhara अर्जुनधारा Jhapa Province No. 1 60,204 109.86 [72]
29 Ishwarpur ईश्वरपूर Sarlahi Province No. 2 59,986 163.83 [73]
30 Rajapur राजापुर Bardiya Lumbini 59,553 127.08 [74]
31 Ramgram रामग्राम Parasi Lumbini 59,455 128.32 [75]
32 Lalbandi लालबन्दी Sarlahi Province No. 2 59,395 238.5 [76]
33 Gaindakot गैडाकोट Nawalpur Gandaki 58,836 159.93 [77]
34 Jaleshwar जलेश्वर Mahottari Province No. 2 58,549 44.26 [78]
35 Nilkantha निलकण्ठ Dhading Bagmati 58,515 197.7 [79]
36 Baglung बागलुङ Baglung Gandaki 57,823 98.01 [80]
37 Rapti राप्ती Chitwan Bagmati 57,107 212.31 [81]
38 Suryodaya सूर्योदय Ilam Province No. 1 56,691 252.52 [82]
39 Krishnapur कृष्णपुर Kanchanpur Sudurpashchim 56,643 252.75 [83]
40 Duhabi दुहवी Sunsari Province No. 1 56,269 73.67 [84]
41 Katari कटारी Udayapur Province No. 1 56,146 424.89 [85]
42 Khairhani खैरहनी Chitwan Bagmati 56,094 85.55 [86]
43 Bansgadhi बासगढी Bardiya Lumbini 55,875 206.08 [87]
44 Sainamaina सैनामैना Rupandehi Lumbini 55,822 162.18 [88]
45 Banepa बनेपा Kavrepalanchok Bagmati 55,628 55 [89]
46 Changunarayan चाँगुनारायण Bhaktapur Bagmati 55,430 62.98 [90]
47 Sunwal सुनवल Parasi Lumbini 55,424 139.1 [91]
48 Bardghat बर्दघाट Parasi Lumbini 55,382 162.05 [92]
49 Ratuwamai रतुवामाई Morang Province No. 1 55,380 142.15 [93]
50 Gauriganga गौरीगंगा Kailali Sudurpashchim 55,314 244.44 [94]
51 Maharajganj महाराजगंज Kapilvastu Lumbini 54,800 112.21 [95]
52 Urlabari उर्लावारी Morang Province No. 1 54,696 74.62 [96]
53 Mahagadhimai महागढीमाई Bara Province No. 2 54,474 55.32 [97]
54 Bidur विदुर Nuwakot Bagmati 54,351 130.01 [98]
55 Madhyabindu मध्यविन्दु Nawalpur Gandaki 54,140 233.35 [99]
56 Punarbas पुनर्वास Kanchanpur Sudurpashchim 53,633 103.71 [100]
57 Belauri बेलौरी Kanchanpur Sudurpashchim 53,544 123.37 [101]
58 Devdaha देवदह Rupandehi Lumbini 53,523 136.95 [102]
59 Gauradaha गौरादह Jhapa Province No. 1 53,033 149.86 [103]
60 Rangeli रंगेली Morang Province No. 1 52,013 111.78 [104]
61 Bhajani भजनी Kailali Sudurpashchim 51,845 176.25 [105]
62 Ramdhuni रामधुनी Sunsari Province No. 1 51,752 91.69 [106]
63 Waling वालिङ Syangja Gandaki 51,143 128.4 [107]
64 Golbazar गोलबजार Siraha Province No. 2 51,137 111.94 [108]
65 Sunawarshi सुनवर्षी Morang Province No. 1 50,758 106.4 [109]
66 Garuda गरुडा Rautahat Province No. 2 50,481 44.46 [110]
67 Tansen तानसेन Palpa Lumbini 50,405 109.8 [111]
68 Mirchaiya मिर्चैया Siraha Province No. 2 50,079 91.97 [112]

25,000+[edit]

Rank Name Nepali District Province Population (2011) Area Website
1 Simraungadh सिम्रोनगढ Bara Province No. 2 49,939 42.65 [113]
2 Manara Shiswa मनरा शिसवा Mahottari Province No. 2 49,692 49.73 [114][permanent dead link]
3 Bedkot वेदकोट Kanchanpur Sudurpashchim 49,479 159.92 [115]
4 Kalyanpur कल्याणपुर Siraha Province No. 2 49,288 76.81 [116]
5 Gorkha गोरखा Gorkha Gandaki 49,272 131.86 [117]
6 Phidim फिदिम Pancthar Province No. 1 49,201 192.5 [118]
7 Chaudandigadhi चौदण्डीगढी Udayapur Province No. 1 48,578 283.78 [119]
8 Ilam इलाम Ilam Province No. 1 48,536 173.32 [120]
9 Shuklagandaki शुक्लागण्डकी Tanahun Gandaki 48,456 165 [121]
10 Godaita गोडैता Sarlahi Province No. 2 47,687 48.62 [122]
11 Lamahi लमही Dang Lumbini 47,655 326.66 [123]
12 Dhangadimai धनगढीमाई Siraha Province No. 2 47,449 159.51 [124]
13 Rupakot Majhuwagadhi रुपाकोट–मजुवागढी Khotang Province No. 1 46,903 246.51 [125]
14 Shuklaphanta शुक्लाफाँटा Kanchanpur Sudurpashchim 46,834 162.57 [126]
15 Bhangaha भँगाहा Mahottari Province No. 2 46,754 77.21 [127]
16 Paunauti पनौती Kavrepalanchok Bagmati 46,595 118 [128]
17 Gujara गुजरा Rautahat Province No. 2 46,592 150.33 [129]
18 Malangwa मलङ्गवा Sarlahi Province No. 2 46,516 30.44 [130]
19 Chautara Sangachokgadhi चौतारा साँगाचोकगढी Sindhupalchok Bagmati 51,347 165.25 [131]
20 Madhuwan मधुवन Bardiya Lumbini 46,437 129.73 [132]
21 Sabaila सवैला Dhanusha Province No. 2 45,879 64.47 [133]
22 Bhanu भानु Tanahun Gandaki 45,792 184 [134]
23 Hanumannagar Kankalini हनुमाननगर कंकालिनी Saptari Province No. 2 45,734 118.19 [135]
24 Dhanushadham धनुषाधाम Dhanusha Province No. 2 45,665 91.64 [136]
25 Manthali मन्थली Ramechhap Bagmati 45,416 211.78 [137]
26 Khadak खडक Saptari Province No. 2 45,367 93.77 [138]
27 Melamchi मेलम्ची Sindhupalchok Bagmati 45,343 158.17 [139]
28 Balara बलरा Sarlahi Province No. 2 45,194 48.55 [140]
29 Mithila मिथिला Dhanusha Province No. 2 45,164 187.93 [141]
30 Putalibazar पुतलीबजार Syangja Gandaki 44,876 147.21 [142]
31 Dakneshwari दक्नेश्वारी Saptari Province No. 2 44,782 69.11 [143]
32 Thakurbaba ठाकुरबाबा Bardiya Lumbini 44,361 104.57 [144]
33 Surunga सुरुङ्‍गा Saptari Province No. 1 44,221 107.04 [145]
34 Hariwan हरिवन Sarlahi Province No. 2 43,928 86.12 [146]
35 Gurbhakot गुर्भाकोट Surkhet Karnali 43,765 228.62 [147]
36 Sitganga सितगंगा Arghakhanchi Lumbini 43,373 610.43 [148]
37 Bodebarsain बोदेबरसाईन Saptari Province No. 2 43,229 58.93 [149]
38 Kolhabi कोल्हवी Bara Province No. 2 43,036 157.4 [150]
39 Shahidnagar शहिद नगर Dhanusha Province No. 2 43,007 57.37 [151]
40 Brindaban बृन्दावन Rautahat Province No. 2 42,735 95.4 [152]
41 Devchuli देवचुली Nawalpur Gandaki 42,603 112.72 [153]
42 Chhireshwarnath क्षिरेश्वरनाथ Dhanusha Province No. 2 42,541 50.85 [154]
43 Belaka वेलका Udayapur Province No. 1 42,356 344.73 [155]
44 Balawa बलवा Mahottari Province No. 2 42,341 44.07 [156]
45 Kabilasi कविलासी Sarlahi Province No. 2 42,336 48.11 [157]
46 Kalika कालिका Chitwan Bagmati 41,742 149.08 [158]
47 Thaha थाहा Makawanpur Bagmati 41,623 191.12 [159]
48 Dullu दुल्लु Dailekh Karnali 41,540 156.77 [160]
49 Ishnath ईशनाथ Rautahat Province No. 2 41,435 35.18 [161]
50 Bheriganga भेरीगंगा Surkhet Karnali 41,407 256.2 [162]
51 Sandhikharka सन्धिखर्क Arghakhanchi Lumbini 41,079 129.42 [163]
52 Rajpur राजपुर Rautahat Province No. 2 41,078 31.41 [164]
53 Gadhimai गढीमाई Rautahat Province No. 2 40,410 49.44 [165]
54 Bagmati बागमती Sarlahi Province No. 2 40,399 101.18 [166]
55 Kankai कन्काई Jhapa Province No. 1 40,141 80.98 [167]
56 Belkotgadhi बेलकोटगढी Nuwakot Bagmati 39,888 155.6 [168]
57 Bahudarmai बहुदरमाई Parsa Province No. 2 39,673 31.55 [169]
58 Kushma कुश्मा Parbat Gandaki 39,600 93.18 [170]
59 Loharpatti लोहरपट्टी Mahottari Province No. 2 39,579 50.06 [171]
60 Besisahar बेसीशहर Lamjung Gandaki 39,356 127.64 [172]
61 Mahakali माहाकाली Kanchanpur Sudurpashchim 39,253 56.84 [173]
62 Purchaudi पुर्चौडी Baitadi Sudurpashchim 39,174 198.52 [174]
63 Hansapur हंसपुर Dhanusha Province No. 2 39,145 48.71 [175]
64 Kamala कमला Dhanusha Province No. 2 38,877 65.85 [176]
65 Pyuthan प्यूठान Pyuthan Lumbini 38,449 128.96 [177]
66 Katahariya कटहरीया Rautahat Province No. 2 38,413 40.69 [178]
67 Palungtar पालुङटार Gorkha Gandaki 38,174 158.62 [179]
68 Parsagadhi पर्सागढी Parsa Province No. 2 38,067 99.69 [180]
69 Shambhunath शम्भुनाथ Saptari Province No. 2 38,018 108.71 [181]
70 Panchkhal पाँचखाल Kavrepalanchok Bagmati 37,997 103 [182]
71 Madi माडी Chitwan Bagmati 37,683 218.24 [183]
72 Sukhipur सुखीपुर Siraha Province No. 2 37,592 54.78 [184]
73 Paroha परोहा Rautahat Province No. 2 37,453 37.45 [185]
74 Haripur हरिपुर Sarlahi Province No. 2 37,351 66.86 [186]
75 Ganeshman Charanath गणेशमान चारनाथ Dhanusha Province No. 2 37,300 244.31 [187]
76 Galyang गल्याङ Syangja Gandaki 36,967 122.71 [188]
77 Dhankuta धनकुटा Dhankuta Province No. 1 36,619 111 [189]
78 Phatuwa Bijayapur फतुवाबिजयपुर Rautahat Province No. 2 36,533 65.24 [190]
79 Baudhimai बौधीमाई Rautahat Province No. 2 36,265 34.343 [191]
80 Bangad Kupinde बनगाड कुपिण्डे Salyan Karnali 36,052 338.21 [192]
81 Haripurwa हरिपुर्वा Sarlahi Province No. 2 36,042 30.50 [193]
82 Rampur रामपुर Palpa Lumbini 35,396 123.34 [194]
83 Chhedagad छेडागाड Jajarkot Karnali 35,295 284.2 [195]
84 Kanchanrup कञ्चनरूप Saptari Province No. 2 35,238 117.34 [196]
85 Parshuram परशुराम Dadeldhura Sudurpashchim 34,983 414.07 [197]
86 Nagarain नगराईन Dhanusha Province No. 2 35,630 39.00 [198]
87 Dasharathchand दशरथचन्द Baitadi Sudurpashchim 34,575 135.15 [199]
88 Nijgadh निजगढ Bara Province No. 2 35,335 289.43 [200]
89 Madhav Narayan माधव नारायण Rautahat Province No. 2 35,175 48.53 [201]
90 Gaur गौर Rautahat Province No. 2 34,937 21.53 [202]
91 Pacharauta पचरौता Bara Province No. 2 34,175 44.01 [203]
92 Bagchaur बागचौर Salyan Karnali 34,118 163.14 [204]
93 Sanphebagar साफेबगर Achham Sudurpashchim 33,788 166.71 [205]
94 Shaarda शारदा Salyan Karnali 33,730 198.34 [206]
95 Aathabiskot अाठबिसकाेट Rukum West Karnali 33,601 560.34 [207]
96 Mithila Bihari मिथिला बिहारी Dhanusa Province No. 2 33,521 37.6 [208]
97 Bheri भेरी Jajarkot Karnali 33,515 219.77 [209]
98 Beni बेनी Myagdi Gandaki 33,498 76.57 [210]
99 Bungal बुंगल Bajhang Sudurpashchim 33,224 447.59 [211]
100 Galkot गल्कोट Baglung Gandaki 33,097 194.39 [212]
101 Dipayal Silgadhi दिपायल सिलगढी Doti Sudurpashchim 32,941 126.62 [213]
102 Musikot मुसिकोट Western Rukum Karnali 32,939 136.06 [214]
103 Deumai देउमाई Ilam Province No. 1 32,927 191.63 [215]
104 Pokhariya पोखरिया Parsa Province No. 2 32,885 32.47 [216]
105 Musikot मुसिकोट Gulmi Lumbini 32,802 114.74 [217]
106 Rolpa रोल्पा Rolpa Lumbini 32,759 270.42 [218]
107 Mandandeupur मण्डनदेउपुर Kavrepalanchok Bagmati 32,659 89 [219]
108 Bhumikasthan भूमिकास्थान Arghakhanchi Lumbini 32,640 159.13 [220]
109 Mai माई Ilam Province No. 1 32,576 246.11 [221]
110 Resunga रेसुङ्गा Gulmi Lumbini 32,545 83.74 [222]
111 Mangalsen मंगलसेन Achham Sudurpashchim 32,331 220.14 [223]
112 Bideha विदेह Dhanusha Province No. 2 32,266 45.51 [224]
113 Panchapuri पञ्चपुरी Surkhet Karnali 32,231 329.9 [225]
114 Dhulikhel धुलिखेल Kavrepalanchok Bagmati 32,162 55 [226]
115 Dewahi Gonahi देवाही गोनाही Rautahat Province No. 2 32,146 33.99 [227]
116 Letang Bhogateni लेटाङ Morang Province No. 1 32,053 219.23 [228]
117 Shikhar शिखर Doti Sudurpashchim 31,801 285.37 [229]
118 Aurahi औरही Mahottari Province No. 2 31,751 35.76 [230]
119 Shadanand षडानन्द Bhojpur Province No. 1 31,610 241.15 [231]
120 Bhimeshwar भीमेश्वर Dolakha Bagmati 31,480 132.5 [232]
121 Jaimini जैमिनी Baglung Gandaki 31,430 118.71 [233]
122 Bhimad भिमाद Tanahun Gandaki 31,362 129 [234]
123 Rajdevi राजदेवी Rautahat Province No. 2 31,292 28.21 [235]
124 Khandbari खादँवारी Sankhuwasabha Province No. 1 31,177 122.78 [236]
125 Dhunibeshi धुनीबेंशी Dhading Bagmati 31,029 96.3 [237][permanent dead link]
126 Matihani मटिहानी Mahottari Province No. 2 31,026 29.02 [238]
127 Karjanha कर्जन्हा Siraha Province No. 2 30,965 76.84 [239]
128 Swargadwari स्वर्गद्वारी Pyuthan Lumbini 30,940 224.7 [240]
129 Patan पाटन Baitadi Sudurpashchim 30,435 219.26 [241]
130 Lekbeshi लेकबेशी Surkhet Karnali 30,295 180.92 [242]
131 Ramgopalpur रामगोपालपुर Mahottari Province No. 2 29,612 39.58 [243]
132 Halesi Tuwachung हलेसी तुवाचुङ Khotang Province No. 1 29,532 280.17 [244]
133 Namobuddha नमोबुद्ध Kavrepalanchok Bagmati 29,519 102 [245]
134 Aathabis आठबीस Dailekh Karnali 29,227 168 [246]
135 Ramechhap रामेछाप Ramechhap Bagmati 28,612 202.45 [247]
136 Siddhicharan सिद्दिचरण Okhaldhunga Province No. 1 28,374 167.88 [248]
137 Panchadewal Binayak पञ्चदेवल विनायक Achham Sudurpashchim 27,485 147.75 [249]
138 Chaurjahari चौरजहारी Western Rukum Karnali 27,438 107.38 [250]
139 Chainpur चैनपुर Sankhuwasabha Province No. 1 27,308 223.69 [251]
140 Bhojpur भोजपुर Bhojpur Province No. 1 27,204 159.51 [252]
141 Narayan नारायण Dailekh Karnali 27,037 110.63 [253]
142 Sundarbazar सुन्दरबजार Lamjung Gandaki 26,861 72.05 [254]
143 Barhabise बाह्रविसे Sindhupalchok Bagmati 26,700 96.73 [255]
144 Maulapur मौलापुर Rautahat Province No. 2 26,431 34.75 [256]
145 Taplejung(Phungling) फुङलिङ Taplejung Province No. 1 26,406 125.57 [257]
146 Dhorpatan ढोरपाटन Baglung Gandaki 26,215 222.85 [258]
147 Chamunda Bindrasaini चामुण्डा विन्द्रासैनी Dailekh Karnali 26,149 90.6 [259]
148 Chapakot चापाकोट Syangja Gandaki 26,042 120.59 [260]
149 Nalgad नलगाड Jajarkot Karnali 25,597 387.44 [261]
150 Bhirkot भिरकोट Syangja Gandaki 25,583 78.23 [262]
151 Shankharapur शङ्खरापुर Kathmandu Bagmati 25,338 60.21 [263]

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Rank Name Nepali District Province Population (2011) Area Website
1 Mahalaxmi महालक्ष्मी Dhankuta Province No. 1 24,800 126.3 [264]
2 Phalewas फलेवास Parbat Gandaki 24,687 85.7 [265]
3 Dakshinkali दक्षिणकाली Kathmandu Bagmati 24,296 42.68 [266]
4 Kamalbazar कमलबजार Achham Sudurpashchim 23,738 120.78 [267]
5 Madhya Nepal मध्यनेपाल Lamjung Gandaki 23,385 113.86 [268]
6 Melauli मेलौली Baitadi Sudurpashchim 22,545 119.43 [269]
7 Jaya Prithvi जयपृथ्वी Bajhang Sudurpashchim 22,191 166.79 [270]
8 Pakhribas पाख्रिवास Dhankuta Province No. 1 22,078 144.29 [271]
9 Shailyashikhar शैल्यशिखर Darchula Sudurpashchim 22,060 117.81 [272]
10 Budhiganga बुढीगंगा Bajura Sudurpashchim 21,677 59.2 [273]
11 Amargadhi अमरगढी Dadeldhura Sudurpashchim 21,245 139.33 [274]
12 Mahakali महाकाली Darchula Sudurpashchim 21,231 135.11 [275]
13 Saptakoshi सप्तकोशी Saptari Province No. 2 21,131 60.25 [276]
14 Solu Dudhkunda सोलुदुधकुण्ड Solukhumbu Province No. 1 20,399 528.09 [277]
15 Khandachakra खाँडाचक्र Kalikot Karnali 20,288 133.29 [278]
16 Chhayanath Rara छायाँनाथ रारा Mugu Karnali 20,078 480.67 [279]
17 Myanglung म्याङलुङ Terathum Province No. 1 19,659 100.21 [280]
18 Chandannath चन्दननाथ Jumla Karnali 19,047 102.03 [281]
19 Budhinanda बुढीनन्दा Bajura Sudurpashchim 18,776 232.48 [282]
20 Rainas रार्इनास Lamjung Gandaki 18,527 71.97 [283]
21 Tribeni त्रिवेणी Bajura Sudurpashchim 18,363 170.32 [284]
22 Dharmadevi धर्मदेवी Sankhuwasabha Province No. 1 18,235 132.82 [285]
23 Panchkhapan पाँचखपन Sankhuwasabha Province No. 1 17,521 148.03 [286]
24 Laligurans लालिगुराँस Terathum Province No. 1 16,970 90.27 [287]
25 Badimalika बडीमालिका Bajura Sudurpashchim 16,818 276 [288]
26 Raskot रास्कोट Kalikot Karnali 16,272 59.73 [289]
27 Tilagupha तिलागुफा Kalikot Karnali 15,766 262.56 [290]
28 Jiri जिरी Dolakha Bagmati 15,515 211.27 [291]
29 Madi मादी Sankhuwasabha Province No. 1 14,470 110.1 [292]
30 Tripura Sundari त्रिपुरासुन्दरी Dolpa Karnali 10,104 393.54 [293]
31 Thuli Bheri ठूली भेरी Dolpa Karnali 8,370 421.34 [294]

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