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Budanilkantha is a municipality in Kathmandu District in the Province No. 3 of Nepal that was established on 2 December 2014 by merging the former Village development committees Chapali Bhadrakali, Mahankal, Bishnu, Chunikhel and Kapan.[1][2] The city is situated at the foot of Shivapuri hill. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, it had a population of 15,421.[3]


Budanilkantha is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°46′N 85°22′E / 27.767°N 85.367°E / 27.767; 85.367Coordinates: 27°46′N 85°22′E / 27.767°N 85.367°E / 27.767; 85.367
Country   Nepal
ZoneBagmati Zone
DistrictKathmandu District
 • MayorUddahav Kharel (NCP)
 • Deputy MayorRama Rai (NCP)
 • Total107,918
 • Ethnicities
Newar, Bahun, Chhetri, Tamang, Magar
 • Religions
Hindu, Buddhist
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Budhanilkantha town at the foot of Shivapuri hills visible from a building terrace

Budhanilkantha Temple and Budhanilkantha School are also located within the vicinity of the municipality.

2015-3 Budhanilkantha,Nepal-DSCF5256.JPG

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Govt announces 61 municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Govt creates 61 new municipalities". República. 3 Dec 2014. Retrieved 2 Dec 2014.
  3. ^ "VDC Municipality - Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-01-24. Retrieved 2012-11-06.

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