Bheriganga (Nepali: भेरीगंगा) is an urban municipality located in Surkhet District of Karnali province of Nepal.

Bheriganga
भेरीगंगा नगरपालिका
Bheriganga is located in Karnali Province
Bheriganga
Bheriganga
Location in province
Bheriganga is located in Nepal
Bheriganga
Bheriganga
Bheriganga (Nepal)
Coordinates: 28°27′N 81°37′E / 28.45°N 81.61°E / 28.45; 81.61Coordinates: 28°27′N 81°37′E / 28.45°N 81.61°E / 28.45; 81.61
Country   Nepal
ProvinceKarnali
DistrictSurkhet
Total Wards13
Established2 December 2014
Households8530
Government
 • TypeMayor–council
 • BodyBheriganga Municipality
 • MayorMr. Bhupendra Bahadur Chand (NC)
 • Deputy MayorMrs. Renu Acharya (Dhakal) (NC)
Area
 of Municipality
 • Total256.20 km2 (98.92 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Lowest elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total42,987
Languages
 • OfficialNepali
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Websiteofficial website

According to 2011 Nepal census the total population of the municipality is 41,407 and the total area of the municipality is 256.20 square kilometres (98.92 sq mi). The municipality is divided into total 13 wards. Lekhparajul VDC was Incorporated with municipality in 2017 when government cancelled all old administration system and introduce new 753 local level administrative body.[1]

The municipality is surrounded by Gurbha Kot in east, Barahatal in west, Birendranagar and Lekbesi in north and Bardiya District in south.[2]

HistoryEdit

Bheriganga municipality was established on 2 December 2014 merging 3 VDC Chinchu, Maintada and Ramghat. Lekhparajul VDC Incorporated with municipality in 2017 when new administrative system came in force.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "स्थानीय तहहरुको विवरण". www.mofaga.gov.np. Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (Nepal). Archived from the original on 31 August 2018. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  2. ^ "District Corrected Last for RAJAPATRA" (PDF). www.mofald.gov.np. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Bheriganga Profile" (PDF). www.bherigangamun.gov.np. Retrieved 12 July 2018.

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