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Putalibazar is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°06′00″N 83°52′15″E / 28.10000°N 83.87083°E / 28.10000; 83.87083Coordinates: 28°06′00″N 83°52′15″E / 28.10000°N 83.87083°E / 28.10000; 83.87083
Country   Nepal
Nepalese Federal StatesProvince No. 4
DistrictSyangja District
 • MayorShima Chhetri (NCP)
 • Deputy MayorMahesh Puri (NCP)
 • Total146.21 km2 (56.45 sq mi)
 • Total44,876
 • Density310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Area code(s)063
WebsiteOfficial Website

Putalibazar, (Nepali: पुतलीबजार) is a municipality and district headquarters in Syangja District in the Province No. 4 of central Nepal.


Putalibazar is the biggest municipality in Syangja District. According to 2011 Nepal census, it had a total populations of 30,704 people residing in 8,180 individual households.[1] With many VDC, it has been the center for the business and official municipality of Syangja. Before the Waling municipality was named, it was the only municipality in Syangja. The dominant political parties in Putalibazar are Nepali Congress and CPN UML.

In 12 March 2017, the government of Nepal implemented a new local administrative structure consisting of 744 local units.[2][3] With the implementation of the new local administrative structure, VDCs have been replaced with municipal & village councils.[4] Putalibazar is one of these 744 local units.[5] Putalibazar is created by merging Taksar, Pauwegaude, Thuladihi, Bahakot, Kolma Barahachaur, (1-3,9) Wards of Rangvang & (1,2,4-8) Wards of Pelkachaur.[6]

Political situation[edit]

Putalibazar is divided into 14 Wards. It is surrounded by Kaski District & Fedikhola at northern side, Kaski District & Tanahun District from east, Aandhikhola, Arjun Chaupari & Bhirkot Municipality from west and Biruwa & Bhirkot Municipality at south. Birgha Archale is its headquarter.[5]


As Putalibazar is created by merging Taksar, Pauwegaude, Thuladihi, Bahakot, Kolma Barahachaur, (1-3,9) Wards of Rangvang & (1,2,4-8) Wards of Pelkachaur. The sum population of Putalibazar, 44,876, is residing in an area of 146.21 km2.[1]


To Promote local culture, Putalibazar has one FM radio station called Community Radio Syangja FM 89.6 MHz[7] Which is a Community radio Station.


  1. ^ a b "Syangja VDC Level Report" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-10-26.
  2. ^ "PM Dahal inaugurates operation of 744 local levels". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  3. ^ "744 new local units come into effect". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  4. ^ "New civic set-up comes into effect". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Which local units are you in?". Seto Pati. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Which local unit do you belong to?". MyRepublica. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Community Radio Syangja FM 89.6 MHz".