Tarakeshwar

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Tarakeshwar Municipality
तारकेश्वर नगरपालिका
Municipality
Tarakeshwar Municipality is located in Nepal
Tarakeshwar Municipality
Tarakeshwar Municipality
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°47′12″N 85°18′11″E / 27.78667°N 85.30306°E / 27.78667; 85.30306Coordinates: 27°47′12″N 85°18′11″E / 27.78667°N 85.30306°E / 27.78667; 85.30306
Country    Nepal
Province No. 3
District Kathmandu
Established December 2014
Government
 • Mayor Ram Krishna Bohara (NCP)
 • Deputy Mayor Bhanu Dotel (NCP)
Area
 • Total 34.9 km2 (13.5 sq mi)
Population (2011 Nepal census)
 • Total 81,443
 • Density 2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Newar, Bahun, Chhetri, Tamang, Magar
Time zone UTC+5:45 (NST)
Website www.tarakeshwormun.gov.np/en

Tarakeshwar is a municipality in Kathmandu District in the Province No. 3 of Nepal that was established on 2 December 2014 by merging the former Village development committees Dharmasthali, Futung, Goldhunga, Jitpurphedi, Kabhresthali, Manmaiju and Sangla.[1][2] The office of the municipality is that of the former Dharmasthali village development committee.

Population[edit]

Tarakeshwar municipality has a total population of 81,443 according to 2011 Nepal census.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Govt announces 61 municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Govt creates 61 new municipalities". República. 3 Dec 2014. Retrieved 2 Dec 2014.
  3. ^ "2011 Nepal census (Ward Level)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-07-31. Retrieved November 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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