Subhang

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Subhang or Suvang
सुभाङ
Village development committee
Subhang or Suvang is located in Nepal
Subhang or Suvang
Subhang or Suvang
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°13′N 87°47′E / 27.21°N 87.78°E / 27.21; 87.78Coordinates: 27°13′N 87°47′E / 27.21°N 87.78°E / 27.21; 87.78
Country    Nepal
Zone Mechi Zone
District Panchthar District
Population (1991)
 • Total 4,862
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Subhang or Suvang is a village development committee in Panchthar District in the Mechi Zone of eastern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4862 people living in 800 individual households. Mostly Limbu people live here.Others ethnic groups are Tamang, Sherpa, Brahmins, Rai, Chhettris etc. Suhang, Yonghang, Pandhak, Moktan, Ojha, Mainali, Rais etc surnamed people live here. It is surrounded by Bharapa,Ekteen,Panchami, Tharpu, Chiyandada and Chattedhunga VDCs.Suvang khola and Tambar Khola (Tamur River) are the majors river. Mostly kirant religion is followed.Also Buddhism, Hinduism etc follower can be found. Jorpokhari and Chatture bazaar are major market areas.Every two weeks chatture local mela is organised. Main economic activities include Agriculture.Animal husbandry,Cash crops and staple crops are cultivated. Animal husbandry includes chickens, pigs, cow, goat, buffalo, sheeps etc. And main cash crop includes Cardamom. Other cash crops may include Amlisho, Ginger and vegetables.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 12 December 2008.