Gorkha Municipality

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Gorkha Nagarpālikā
Municipality /City
Hill station
Old king's palace (Shah dynasty, including Prithvinarayan Shah)on a hill in Gorkha
Old king's palace (Shah dynasty, including Prithvinarayan Shah)on a hill in Gorkha
Gorkha Nagarpālikā is located in Nepal
Gorkha Nagarpālikā
Gorkha Nagarpālikā
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°0′0″N 84°38′0″E / 28.00000°N 84.63333°E / 28.00000; 84.63333Coordinates: 28°0′0″N 84°38′0″E / 28.00000°N 84.63333°E / 28.00000; 84.63333
Country    Nepal
Zone Gandaki Zone
District Gorkha District
Population (2011)
 • Total 32,500
Time zone NST (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 34000
Area code(s) 064
Website gorkhamun.gov.np
you can log on www.hamrogorkha.com

Gorkha, also known as Prithivi Narayan Municipality, is a municipality in central Nepal created in 1996. It was initially called Prithibhinarayan after King Prithvi Narayan Shah, who was born in Gorkha and united and founded modern Nepal.[1] In 2009, the name "Prithibhinarayan" was changed to Gorkha municipality.

The old royal palace (Gorkha Durbar), Gorakhnath and Kalika (temple of the goddess Kali) are the main attractions. The lower palace (Tallo Durbar) and a modern park are other major attractions.

It is also the starting point of the Manasalu Himal (Mount Manasalu) and Mount Ganesh trekking route. Gorkha Hospital is the hospital and Drabya Saha Multiple Campus and Gorkha Education Campus are the two campuses serving the population.

Media[edit]

To Promote local culture Gorkha has three Community radio Station, they are Radio Manaslu - 103.9 MHz, Radio Gorkha - 92.8 MHz and Radio Deurali F.M - 106.4 MHz.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Major Tourism Sites in Nepal