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Village development committee
Prakashpur is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°41′17″N 87°05′59″E / 26.6881500°N 87.0997100°E / 26.6881500; 87.0997100Coordinates: 26°41′17″N 87°05′59″E / 26.6881500°N 87.0997100°E / 26.6881500; 87.0997100
Country    Nepal
Zone Koshi Zone
District Sunsari District
Population (1991)
 • Total 11,110
 • Ethnicities Chhetri,Maeshi,Limbu, Rai , Bramhan, Bishwakarma Magar, Gurung, Tamang,Tharu,Pariyar
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Prakashpur is a village development committee in Sunsari District in the Kosi Zone in southeastern Nepal. It is near the Indo-Nepal border.

At the time of the 1991 Nepal census, Prakashpur had a population of 11,110 people living in 1987 households, primarily employed in agriculture.[citation needed][1]


Map of the Sunsari District, Nepal.

Prakashpur city is near the Indo-Nepal-China Tibet border, south of Mount Everest, Southwest of Dharan, in Sunsari district of Koshi zone, Nepal. The VDC is bounded by Mahendranagr to the north, Bhokraha to the south, Dumraha to the east, and Madhuban to the west. It is bisected by the Koshi River, with the western half of the VDC being part of the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.


The main routes to Prakashpur are:


Prakashpur Health Post is a Government Body charge with providing health services.[citation needed]


Prakashpur is controlled by the Nepalese Government.



  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 2 December 2008.