Panchanagar

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Panchanagar
पञ्चनगर
Panchanagar is located in Nepal
Panchanagar
Panchanagar
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°33′N 83°46′E / 27.55°N 83.76°E / 27.55; 83.76Coordinates: 27°33′N 83°46′E / 27.55°N 83.76°E / 27.55; 83.76
Country    Nepal
Zone Lumbini Zone
District Nawalparasi District
Population (1991)
 • Total 6,238
Time zone UTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)

'Panchanagar' is a town in Bardaghat Municipality in Nawalparasi District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. The municipality was established on 18 May 2014 by merging existing Makar and Panchanagar VDCs.[1][2] At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6238 people living in 1023 individual households.[3] This VDC lies near the Churya Hilly Range.The inhabitants people who live here are mostly Chhetri, Brahmin, Tharu, Magar, Newar, Dalits and Adhibasi. Most Youngest Nepali Football Team Star [4] Bimal Magar was Born in Panchanagar VDC.

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 18 December 2008. 
  4. ^ Bimal Magar