Tikapur

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Tikapur

टीकापुर
Municipality
Tikapur is located in Sudurpashchim Pradesh
Tikapur
Tikapur
Location in Nepal
Tikapur is located in Nepal
Tikapur
Tikapur
Tikapur (Nepal)
Coordinates: 28°31′30″N 81°07′15″E / 28.52500°N 81.12083°E / 28.52500; 81.12083Coordinates: 28°31′30″N 81°07′15″E / 28.52500°N 81.12083°E / 28.52500; 81.12083
Country   Nepal
DistrictKailali District
Government
 • MayorTapendra Rawal (NCP)
 • Deputy MayorKeshari Bista Rawal (NC)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal code
10901
Area code(s)091
Websitetikapurmun.gov.np

Tikapur (Nepali: टिकापुर) is a Municipality in Kailali District in Province No. 7 of Nepal that was established on January 1997. Tikapur Municipality was further expanded on 10 March 2017 through merging the two former Village development committees Narayanpur and Dansinhapur.[1] It lies on the bank of Kauriala River. The most prominent landmark is Tikapur Great Garden. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 76,084 people living in 15,356 individual households.Tikapur is third largest city in Sudurpaschim pradesh after Dhangadhi and Bhimdutta (formerly Mahendranagar).[2]

Transportation[edit]

Tikapur Airport is an out-of-service airport that lies in Tikapur.[3] Tikapur is connected to Mahendra Highway, a major highway of Nepal, at Lamki bazar via Tikapur Lamki road. This north south road is nearly 12 km long. Towards south Tikapur has a 14 km long road which is called Tikapur Khakraula road. This road joins Tikapur with Khakraula bhansar which is near Mohana River.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brief Introduction". Tikapur Municipality. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  2. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Tikapur Airport" (PDF). Civil Aviation authority of Nepal. Retrieved 1 May 2018.

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