Amargadhi

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Amargadhi is a municipality and the district headquarter of Dadeldhura District in Sudurpashchim Pradesh of western Nepal. It was named after Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa, who fought in the Gurkha War between 1814 and 1816[citation needed] At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 21,245 people living in 4,778 individual households.[1]

Amargadhi

अमरगढी
Amar Singh Thapa's statue at Amaragadhi Fort
Amar Singh Thapa's statue at Amaragadhi Fort
Amargadhi is located in Nepal
Amargadhi
Amargadhi
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 29°18′00″N 80°34′47″E / 29.30000°N 80.57972°E / 29.30000; 80.57972Coordinates: 29°18′00″N 80°34′47″E / 29.30000°N 80.57972°E / 29.30000; 80.57972
Country   Nepal
ProvinceSudurpashchim Pradesh
DistrictDadeldhura District
IncorporatedJanuary 24, 1997[citation needed]
Government
 • MayorBisheshwar Prasad Ojha
 • Deputy MayorSangeeta Bhandari
Elevation
1,848 m (6,063 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total21,245
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Postal code
10300
Area code(s)096
Website[1]

TransportationEdit

Mahakali Highway links Amargadhi to the Terai region of Nepal as well as Api Municipality in the Lesser Himalayas. Seti Highway branches off Mahakali Highway at Amargadhi towards Dipayal Silgadhi.[2]

MediaEdit

To Promote local culture Amargadhi has three community radio stations, Radio Amargadhi – 97.4 MHz, Radio Sudur Awaz – 95 MHz, and Radio Aafno – 104.8 MHz.[citation needed]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Amargadhi (1848 m)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 14.0
(57.2)
15.2
(59.4)
19.4
(66.9)
23.6
(74.5)
26.1
(79.0)
26.0
(78.8)
24.2
(75.6)
23.8
(74.8)
23.3
(73.9)
21.7
(71.1)
18.5
(65.3)
15.7
(60.3)
21.0
(69.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.0
(48.2)
10.2
(50.4)
14.0
(57.2)
18.0
(64.4)
20.3
(68.5)
21.3
(70.3)
20.7
(69.3)
20.4
(68.7)
19.4
(66.9)
16.7
(62.1)
13.2
(55.8)
10.5
(50.9)
16.1
(61.1)
Average low °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
5.1
(41.2)
8.6
(47.5)
12.3
(54.1)
14.5
(58.1)
16.6
(61.9)
17.3
(63.1)
17.1
(62.8)
15.5
(59.9)
11.7
(53.1)
8.0
(46.4)
5.3
(41.5)
11.3
(52.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 42.8
(1.69)
62.5
(2.46)
56.8
(2.24)
55.1
(2.17)
92.2
(3.63)
171.6
(6.76)
329.2
(12.96)
315.9
(12.44)
196.0
(7.72)
44.3
(1.74)
9.4
(0.37)
23.0
(0.91)
1,398.8
(55.09)
Source: http://www.dhm.gov.np/uploads/climatic/880251189NORMAL%20FILE.pdf

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Existing Highway and Proposed Extension". Department of Roads Nepal. Retrieved 1 October 2018.

External linksEdit