Purkot

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Purkot

पुर्कोट
Nickname(s): 
पुर्कोट
Purkot is located in Nepal
Purkot
Purkot
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°04′N 84°28′E / 28.07°N 84.46°E / 28.07; 84.46Coordinates: 28°04′N 84°28′E / 28.07°N 84.46°E / 28.07; 84.46
Country   Nepal
ZoneGandaki Zone
DistrictTanahu District
Population
 (1991)
 • Total7,256
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Area code(s)065
Websitewww.sandukmedia.com

Purkot is a village development committee in Tanahu District in the Gandaki Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 7,188 people, 3,044 male and 4,144 female. This VDC is located on the highway called Chame highway (Dumre-Besishahar) and has a small town called Baisjanger. The Marshyandi river flows through this place.

There is few holy places like Marshyangdi beni ghat sataal and the Temples of Five Hindu gods (Pancha Mandir) of Shiva, Bishnu, Krishna, Surya and Krishna, located beside the Marsyangdi River at Baisjangar Tanahun.

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