Siddhicharan Municipality

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Siddhicharan Municipality

सिद्धिचरण नगरपालिका
Municipality
Okhaldhunga Bajaar Entrance Hill within Siddhicharan Municipality (2018)
Okhaldhunga Bajaar Entrance Hill within Siddhicharan Municipality (2018)
Siddhicharan Municipality is located in Province No. 1
Siddhicharan Municipality
Siddhicharan Municipality
Location of Siddhicharan in map of Province No. 1
Siddhicharan Municipality is located in Nepal
Siddhicharan Municipality
Siddhicharan Municipality
Siddhicharan Municipality (Nepal)
Coordinates: 27°19′N 86°30′E / 27.317°N 86.500°E / 27.317; 86.500Coordinates: 27°19′N 86°30′E / 27.317°N 86.500°E / 27.317; 86.500
Country   Nepal
DistrictOkhaldhunga District
Government
 • MayorMohan Kumar Shrestha (NCP)
 • Deputy MayorIchha Gurung (NCP)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Websiteofficial website

Siddhicharan is a municipality and the district headquarter of Okhaldhunga District in Province No. 1 of Nepal that was established in May 2014 by merging the two former Village development committees Andheri, Thulachhap, Jyamire, Salleri, Rumjatar and Okhaldhunga.[1][2] It is named after the Nepali poet Siddhicharan Shrestha.[3] At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 27,995 people living in 6,994 individual households.[4]

Transportation[edit]

Rumjatar Airport lies in Old-Rumjatar offering flights to Lukla and Kathmandu.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 72 new municipalities announced My Republica
  2. ^ Govt announces 72 new municipalities The Kathmandu Post
  3. ^ "Brief Introduction". Siddhicharan Municipality. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  4. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Rumjatar Airport" (PDF). Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. Retrieved 1 May 2018.

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