Palungtar

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Palungtar

पालुङटार
Palungtar is located in Nepal
Palungtar
Palungtar
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°03′N 84°30′E / 28.05°N 84.50°E / 28.05; 84.50Coordinates: 28°03′N 84°30′E / 28.05°N 84.50°E / 28.05; 84.50
Country   Nepal
Government
 • MayorDeepakbabu Kandel (NC)
 • Deputy MayorPampha Basel (NCP)
Population
 (2074)
 • Total38,174 (source: Election Commission Nepal)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Area code(s)064
Websitehttp://palungtarmun.gov.np/

Palungtar (Nepali: पालुङटार) is a municipality in Gorkha District in Gandaki Pradesh, central Nepal. It is made up of the seven former Village Development Committees Aanppipal, Chyangli, Dhuwakot, Gaikhur, Khoplang, Mirkot and Palumtar.[citation needed] It lies on the bank of Marshyangdi River. The Government of Nepal plans to make Palungtar the country's first Smart City.[1] At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 38,174 people living in 9,924 individual households.[2]

Transportation[edit]

Palungtar Airport is an out-of-service airport that lies in Palungtar.[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Smart cities: New generation". The Himalayan Times. 11 October 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  2. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Palungtar Airport" (PDF). Civil Aviation authority of Nepal. Retrieved 1 May 2018.