Suryodaya Municipality

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Suryodaya Municipality
सूर्योदय नगरपालिका
Sunrise seen from Shree Antu, Ilam
Sunrise seen from Shree Antu, Ilam
Suryodaya Municipality is located in Nepal
Suryodaya Municipality
Suryodaya Municipality
Suryodaya Municipality
Coordinates: 26°53.45′N 88°3.90′E / 26.89083°N 88.06500°E / 26.89083; 88.06500Coordinates: 26°53.45′N 88°3.90′E / 26.89083°N 88.06500°E / 26.89083; 88.06500
Country    Nepal
Zone Mechi Zone
District Ilam
 • Body Mayor–council
 • Mayor Ran Bahadur Rai
 • Deputy Mayor Durga Bhattarai
Elevation 1,565 m (5,135 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,240
Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
Area code(s) 027

Suryodaya Municipality is a municipality in Ilam district of Nepal.

It was formed by merging three village development committees i.e. Phikal Bazar, Panchakanya and Kanyam in May 2014.[1][2]

Reflection of Beautiful Landscape of tea garden in Antu Pokhari that lies in Suryodaya Municipality, Ilam


The 2012 population was 17,240.[3]


The major industry in this municipality is Tea industry. Besides this, most of the people are based on the agriculture and animal husbandry. The milk production is also very popular in this area including other villages of Ilam. This municipality has a comparatively good quality of life than other areas of Ilam. The status of local facilities like roads, drinking water, schools and other utilities is also better. Ilam itself is a very beautiful place with many touristic attractions. There are thousands of internal and foreigners visiting and admiring its beauty every year. Suryodaya Municipality hosts many attractive places like Kanyam tea garden, Fikkal bazzar, Karfook etc. These places are spectacular for the people who love the nature.


  1. ^ 72 new municipalities announced My Republica
  2. ^ Govt announces 72 new municipalities The Kathmandu Post
  3. ^ "National Census 2011" (PDF). Retrieved May 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)