Amlekhganj (also Amlekhgunj) (Nepali:अमलेखगंज) is a town and Village Development Committee (now Sub Metropolitan City) in Bara District in the Narayani Zone of south-eastern Nepal. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 6,709 people living in 1370 individual households. There were 3,413 males and 3,296 females at the time of census.[1] At one time it was famed as the starting point of the Nepal Government Railway (NGR) which connected it with Raxaul in India.

Village Development Committee
Amlekhganj is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°17′N 84°59′E / 27.283°N 84.983°E / 27.283; 84.983
Country   Nepal
ZoneNarayani Zone
DistrictBara District
 • Total6,709
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)


Churiya Mai Temple

The town was served by a branch railway from Raxaul, It has no formal transportation service; most people have their own vehicle.[2]

Churiya Mai Temple at Amlekhganj, Bara, Nepal Churiya Mai temple lies on the Hetauda - Birgunj Highway built during Rana era, it is believed that the Mai protects their devotees from accidents, crash or any types of unpleasant situations.

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  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 18 September 2008.
  2. ^ "Transport in Nepal, Transport to Nepal". Archived from the original on 2008-12-29. Retrieved 2008-12-21.

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