Makalu, Sankhuwasabha

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मकालु गाउँपालिका
Makalu is located in Province No. 1
Location in Province No. 1
Makalu is located in Nepal
Makalu (Nepal)
Coordinates: 27°32′N 87°20′E / 27.54°N 87.34°E / 27.54; 87.34Coordinates: 27°32′N 87°20′E / 27.54°N 87.34°E / 27.54; 87.34
ProvinceProvince No. 1
Established10 March 2017
 • TypeRural Council
 • Working ChairpersonMrs. Chameli Yamphu Rai (NCP)
 • Total519.45 km2 (200.56 sq mi)
 • Total13,204
 • Density25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Standard Time)
Websiteofficial website

Makalu (Nepali: मकालु गाउँपालिका) is a rural municipality (gaunpalika) out of five rural municipality located in Sankhuwasabha District of Province No. 1 of Nepal. There are a total of 10 municipalities in Sankhuwasabha in which 5 are urban and 5 are rural.

According to Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Developme Makalu has an area of 519.45 square kilometres (200.56 sq mi) and the total population of the municipality is 13204 as of Census of Nepal 2011. [1] [2]

Makalu, part of Yamphu, Num, part of Pawakhola and Pathibhara which previously were all separate Village development committee merged to form this new local level body. Fulfilling the requirement of the new Constitution of Nepal 2015, Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development replaced all old VDCs and Municipalities into 753 new local level body (Municipality).[1]

The rural municipality is divided into total 6 wards and the headquarter of this newly formed rural municipality is situated in Num.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "स्थानीय तहहरुको विवरण". MoFALD. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ "CITY POPULATION – statistics, maps & charts". 8 October 2017. Retrieved 20 April 2018.

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