Sukhipur

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Sukhipur
सुखीपुर
Municipality
Sukhipur is located in Nepal
Sukhipur
Sukhipur
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°43′N 86°21′E / 26.71°N 86.35°E / 26.71; 86.35Coordinates: 26°43′N 86°21′E / 26.71°N 86.35°E / 26.71; 86.35
Country    Nepal
Zone Sagarmatha Zone
District Siraha District
Population (2011)
 • Total 20,915
Time zone NST (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 56509
Area code(s) 033

Sukhipur[1] is a municipality in Siraha District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. After the government announcement the municipality was established on 19 September 2015 by merging the existing Mohanpur Kamalpur, Vidhyanagar, Kushaha Laksiminiya, Kabilasi, Silorba Pachhawari Belhi and Sukhipur village development committees (VDCs).[2][3] The center of the municipality is establish in Sukhipur Bazaar. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census after merging the seven VDCs population it had a total population of 20,915 persons.[4] After the government decision the number of municipalities has reached 217 in Nepal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Govt declares 26 new municipalities". EKantipur. 19 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "26 new Municipalities announced". The Rising Nepal. Retrieved 2015-09-18. 
  3. ^ "Govt announces 26 municipalities" (PDF). The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 2015-09-18. 
  4. ^ Central Bureau of Statistics of Nepal: National Population and Housing Census 2011

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