Shivaraj Municipality

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Shivapur)
Jump to: navigation, search
Shivaraj
शिवराज नगरपालिका
Shivapur
Municipality
Shivaraj is located in Nepal
Shivaraj
Shivaraj
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°43′N 82°53′E / 27.72°N 82.88°E / 27.72; 82.88Coordinates: 27°43′N 82°53′E / 27.72°N 82.88°E / 27.72; 82.88
Country    Nepal
Zone Lumbini Zone
District Kapilvastu District
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,648
Time zone NST (UTC+5:45)
Website www.shivarajmun.gov.np

Shivaraj is a Municipality in Kapilvastu District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. The former village development committee was transformed into Municipality from 18 May 2014 by merging the existing Birpur, Nepal, Chanai, Bishunpur, Jawabhari and Shivapur village development committees.[1][2] At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 7241 people living in 1067 individual households.[3]

To promote local culture Shivapur has one FM radio stations Radio Voice - 104.5 MHz, which is a Community radio Station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "72 new municipalities announced". My Republica.com. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  2. ^ "Government announces 72 new municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  3. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 14 December 2008.