Meringden

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Meringden
मेरीङदेन
Rural Municipality in Nepal
Meringden is located in Nepal
Meringden
Meringden
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°30′35.99″N 87°31′47.78″E / 27.5099972°N 87.5299389°E / 27.5099972; 87.5299389Coordinates: 27°30′35.99″N 87°31′47.78″E / 27.5099972°N 87.5299389°E / 27.5099972; 87.5299389
CountryNepal
Development RegionEastern
ZoneMechi
DistrictTaplejung
ProvinceProvince No. 1
Rural MunicipalityMeringden
Established10 March 2017
Government
 • TypeGaunpalika
 • ChairpersonMr.Ganesh Bahadur Limbu (NC)
 • Vice-chairpersonMrs.Kalpana Tumbahamphe (NCP)
Area
 • Total210 km2 (80 sq mi)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total12,548
 • Density60/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
WebsiteOfficial Website

Meringden is a Gaupalika(Nepali: गाउपालिका ; gaupalika)(Formerly: village development committee) located in Taplejung District in the Mechi Zone of eastern Nepal. The local body was formed by merging five VDCs Thinglabu, Santhakra, Khamlung, Lingtep,Thukima,Nalbu. Currently, it has a total of 6 wards. The population of the rural municipality is 12,548 according to the data collected on Nepalese local elections, 2017.

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Chasoke Tangnam Dhol Nach Lingtep Meringden Taplejung Nepal.jpg

Population[edit]

As per 2017, Meringden hosts a population of 12,548 across a total area of 210km2.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "MOFALD List of Gaupalika" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-06-02.