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Imadol (Nepal Bhasa: :इमाडोल) is a village development committee in Lalitpur District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. It is a southeastern quarter of Patan, to the southeast of Kathmandu. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6494 living in 1210 individual households. Imadol borders Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City (Patan) to the northwest, Greater Kathmandu to the north, Madhyapur Thimi to the northeast, Tikathali to the east, Sidhdipur to the southeast, Harisiddhi to the south and Dhapakhel to the southwest. Historians have documented that Imadol was visited by Emperor Ashoka in ancient times and his influence can be seen in the Ashoka stupas in the area.
Dairy farming is so important to the local economy. In the early 1990s the Janajagriti programme improved the water supply and sanitation in the area and over a period of two years, three water tanks and four wells were constructed, benefiting some 135 households.
In this area we can find number of big chimneys where bricks are made. These bricks are supplied to the construction sites as ordered by the customers.
Imadol contains the KIST Medical College and Hospital, established in 2006. Notable landmarks include the Shiva Temple and Krishna Mandir along the main road (Gwarko-Lamatar Road) and Saraswati Mandir.
Birds: There are various kinds of birds found in this area like kingfisher, Eurasian golden oriole, black drongo, little grebe, sandpiper, hoopoe.
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