Nilkantha, Nepal

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Nilkantha

नीलकण्ठ नगरपालिका
Dhadingbesi Highway
Dhadingbesi Highway
Nilkantha is located in Nepal
Nilkantha
Nilkantha
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°55′N 84°56′E / 27.91°N 84.94°E / 27.91; 84.94Coordinates: 27°55′N 84°56′E / 27.91°N 84.94°E / 27.91; 84.94
Country   Nepal
ZoneBagmati Zone
DistrictDhading District
Government
 • TypeMayor–council
 • MayorMr.Bhim Prasad Dhungana (NC)
 • Deputy MayorMr.Manraj Bhandari (NCP)
Population
(1991)
 • Total1,975
 • Religions
Hindu
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal code
45100
Area code(s)010
Websitewww.nilkanthamun.gov.np

Nilkantha Municipality is a Municipality in Dhading District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. The municipality was established on 18 May 2014 merging with the existing Nilkantha (Dhading Besi), Sunaula Bazar, Murali Bhanjyang, Sangkosh Village development committees.[1][2] At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 1975 and had 9667 houses in it.[3]

Media[edit]

To Promote local culture Nilkantha has three Community radio Station. They are Radio Dhading - 106 MHz, Radio Bihani - 97.6 MHz and another is Radio Loktantra - 89.4 MHZ.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "72 new municipalities announced". My Republica.com. Retrieved 2014-06-10.
  2. ^ "Government announces 72 new municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 2014-06-10.
  3. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 2008-08-24.