Bardibas is a municipal area (municipality) and a town located in Mahottari District of Province No. 2 of Nepal. It is located at latitude: 26°54'6.84" to 27°08'46.90" and longitude: 85°47'42.67" to 85°56'42.97". The municipality is surrounded by Dhanusha District in the East and Sarlahi District in the West, Bagmati Province falls in the North and Bhangaha, Aurahi and Gaushala municipalities are located in the South.
|Province||Province No. 2|
|Established||02 December 2014|
|Incorporated (VDC)||Bardibas, Gauribas, Kisan Nagar, Maisthan, Hathilet, Pashupatinagar, Khaya Mara and Bijayalpura|
|Incorporated (date)||10 March 2017|
|• Body||Bardibas Municipality|
|• Mayor||Bidur Kumar Karkee (NCP)|
|• Deputy Mayor||Krishnamaya Gautam (NCP)|
|• Total||315.57 km2 (121.84 sq mi)|
|• Density||210/km2 (540/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:45 (NPT)|
In 2015, when Government of Nepal decided to dissolve the old thousands of VDCs and declare new 753 local level body then four more VDCs were merged with this municipality, those municipalities were: Hathilet, Pashupatinagar, Khaya Mara and Bijayalpura.
The municipality was established in 2014 merging the old VDCs, so area and population of the municipality were calculated according to the 2011 Nepal census, as follows:
|VDCs||Area (km2)||Population (2011)|
The municipality named "Bardibas" after Bardibas VDC. According to the Bardibas municipality website: Longtime ago people of surrounding villages used to take rest near Bardibas area with their cattle cart, when they used to bring wooden logs from "Chure Kshetra" (Mahabharat hill area). "Bardi" means "Cattle" and "Bas" mean "Rest" in Maithili language.
Bardibas is a major town of Province No. 2, which is located at Mahendra Highway. The town is a three-way junction. The BP Highway connects Bardibas with the capital city Kathmandu through Sindhuli, Khurkot, Nepalthok and Dhulikhel. A railway line connecting to Janakpur is also under construction.
Hotels in BardibasEdit
Hotel Navya Pvt Ltd (under construction ) at Maisthan , Bardibas
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