Phalelung

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Phalelung
फालेलुङ गाउँपालिका
Rural Municipality
Phalelung is located in Province No. 1
Phalelung
Phalelung
Location in Province No. 1
Phalelung is located in Nepal
Phalelung
Phalelung
Phalelung (Nepal)
Coordinates: 27°12′N 87°58′E / 27.2°N 87.96°E / 27.2; 87.96Coordinates: 27°12′N 87°58′E / 27.2°N 87.96°E / 27.2; 87.96
Province Province No. 1
District Panchthar
Wards 8
Established 10 March 2017
Government
 • Type Rural Council
 • Chairperson Mr. Sancha Kumar Kerung (NC)
 • Vice-chairperson Mrs. Hima Adhikari (NC)
Area
 • Total 207.14 km2 (79.98 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,884
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+5:45 (Nepal Standard Time)
Headquarter Memeng
Website official website

Phalelung (Nepali: फालेलुङ गाउँपालिका) is a rural municipality (gaunpalika) out of seven rural municipality located in Panchthar District of Province No. 1 of Nepal. There are a total of 8 municipalities in Panchthar in which 1 is urban and 7 are rural.

According to Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Developme Phalelung has an area of 207.14 square kilometres (79.98 sq mi) and the total population of the municipality is 21884 as of Census of Nepal 2011. [1] [2] [3]

Ektin, Memeng, Prangbung, part of Yangnam and Sidin 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] [3]

The rural municipality is divided into total 8 wards and the headquarter of this newly formed rural municipality is situated in Memeng.[1] [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "स्थानीय तहहरुको विवरण". www.mofald.gov.np/en. MoFALD. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ "CITY POPULATION – statistics, maps & charts". www.citypopulation.de. 8 October 2017. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "फालेलुङ गाउँपालिकाको परिचय" [Introduction of Phalelung rural municipality]. www.phalelungmun.gov.np (in Nepali). Phalelung Rural Municipality. Retrieved 20 April 2018.

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