Chandragiri Municipality

Chandragiri is a municipality in Kathmandu District in Bagmati Province of Nepal that was declared as municipality on 2 December 2014 by merging the former Village Development Committees Baad Bhanjyang, Balambu, Dahachok, Mahadevsthan, Machhegaun, Matatirtha, Naikap Naya Bhanjyang, Naikap Purano Bhanjyang, Satungal, Thankot and Tinthana.[2][3] The urban administration is located in Old-Balambu.[citation needed] The city's main attractions include Chandragiri Hill, Nepal with its Cable Car.[4]

Chandragiri Municipality
चन्द्रागिरी नगरपालिका
Chandragiri Municipality is located in Bagmati Province
Chandragiri Municipality
Chandragiri Municipality
Location in Nepal
Chandragiri Municipality is located in Nepal
Chandragiri Municipality
Chandragiri Municipality
Chandragiri Municipality (Nepal)
Coordinates: 27°41′25″N 85°13′13″E / 27.69028°N 85.22028°E / 27.69028; 85.22028Coordinates: 27°41′25″N 85°13′13″E / 27.69028°N 85.22028°E / 27.69028; 85.22028
Country   Nepal
RegionCentral
ProvinceBagmati Province
DistrictKathmandu District
EstablishedDecember 2014
Government
 • MayorGhanshyam Giri (NC)
 • Deputy MayorLisa Nakarmi (NCP)
Area
 • Total43.9 km2 (16.9 sq mi)
Population
 • Total85,195
 • Density1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities
Newar Bahun Chhetri Tamang Magar
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Postal code
44619
Area code(s)01
Websitechandragirimun.gov.np
[1]

PopulationEdit

Chandragiri municipality has a total population of 85,195 according to 2011 Nepal census.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipal Association of Nepal (MuAN)". Archived from the original on 2014-01-07. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  2. ^ "Govt announces 61 municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Govt creates 61 new municipalities". República. 3 Dec 2014. Retrieved 2 Dec 2014.
  4. ^ "Thankot-Chandragiri". Doppelmayr Seilbahnen GmbH. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  5. ^ "2011 Nepal census (Ward Level)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics (Nepal). November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-01-24.

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