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Shankharapur Municipality
शंखरापुर नगरपालिका
Shankharapur Municipality is located in Nepal
Shankharapur Municipality
Shankharapur Municipality
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°44′48″N 85°30′35″E / 27.74667°N 85.50972°E / 27.74667; 85.50972Coordinates: 27°44′48″N 85°30′35″E / 27.74667°N 85.50972°E / 27.74667; 85.50972
Country    Nepal
Province No. 3
District Kathmandu
Established December 2014
 • Type Local Level
 • Mayor Suwarna Shrestha
 • Deputy Mayor Sukralaxmi Shrestha
 • Total 60.21 km2 (23.25 sq mi)
Population (2011 Nepal census)
 • Total 25,338
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Newar, Bahun, Chhetri, Tamang, Magar
Time zone UTC+5:45 (NST)

Shankharapur is a municipality in Kathmandu District in the Province No. 3 of Nepal that was established on 2 December 2014 by merging the former Village development committees Bajrayogini, Indrayani, Lapsiphedi, Naglebhare, Pukhulachhi and Suntol.[1][2] The office of the municipality is that of the former Pukhulachhi village development committee in the old Newari town of Sankhu. In the Local Level Election 2074, Suwarna Shrestha of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) was elected as mayor securing 4,833 votes and Sukralaxmi Shrestha of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) was elected as Deputy Mayor securing 4,501 votes.[citation needed]


Shankharapur municipality has a total population of 25,338 according to 2011 Nepal census.[3]


  1. ^ "Govt announces 61 municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Govt creates 61 new municipalities". República. 3 Dec 2014. Retrieved 2 Dec 2014.
  3. ^ "2011 Nepal census (Ward Level)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-07-31. Retrieved November 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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