Ratuwamai

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Ratuwamai municipality

रतुवामाई नगरपालिका
Ratuwamai municipality is located in Nepal
Ratuwamai municipality
Ratuwamai municipality
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°29′N 87°38′E / 26.48°N 87.63°E / 26.48; 87.63Coordinates: 26°29′N 87°38′E / 26.48°N 87.63°E / 26.48; 87.63
Country   Nepal
ZoneKosi Zone
DistrictMorang District
Government
 • TypeMayor–council
 • BodyRatuwamai Municipality City
 • MayorMr. Rabin Rai (NC)
 • Deputy MayorMrs. Dayanta Chudal (NCP)
Area
 • Total142.15 km2 (54.88 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 • Total55,380
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal code
56601
Area code(s)021
Websiteofficial website

Ratuwamai is a Newly municipality and rural town situated in south-eastern Tetai in Morang district and Kosi zone of Nepal. This municipality was formed merging six village development committee i.e. Sijuwa, Itahara, Jhurkiya, Mahadeva, Govindapur (Ward No. 1, 3, 4 and 7) and Baradanga (Ward No. 1, 4, 5 and 7) since March 2017. Total population is 55 thousand 3 hundred 80, area 142.15 km2 and the number of voters is 42 thousand 4 hundred. The main Occupation of this municipality is the Agriculture, most of the people earn money by farming. Sombare, Itahara, Damravitta, Sijuwa, Sauntha, Shanichare, Govindapur, Kalyanpur and Jhurkiya are the most developing places in the Ratuwamai Municipality. The borders are as following: East Jhapa District, West Sunawarshi Municipality and Pathari-Sanischare Municipality, North Urlabari Municipality and South Bihar State India.