Dipayal Silgadhi

Dipayal Silgadhi (Nepali: दिपायल सिलगढी) is a municipality and the district headquarter of Doti District in Sudurpashchim Province of Nepal. Previously, it also served as the headquarter of the Far-Western Development Region. It lies in the Lesser Himalayas on the bank of Seti River. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 32,941 people living in 7,447 individual households.[2]

Dipayal Silgadhi
दिपायल सिलगढी नगरपालिका
Dipayal Silgadhi is located in Nepal
Dipayal Silgadhi
Dipayal Silgadhi
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 29°16′N 80°56′E / 29.267°N 80.933°E / 29.267; 80.933Coordinates: 29°16′N 80°56′E / 29.267°N 80.933°E / 29.267; 80.933
Country   Nepal
ProvinceSudurpashchim Province
DistrictDoti District
Government
 • MayorManju Malasi (NCP)
 • Deputy MayorShivaraj Khadka (NCP)
Area
 • Total72 km2 (28 sq mi)
Elevation
1,310 m (4,300 ft)
Population
 (2011[1])
 • Total23,416
 • Density330/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Postal code
10801
Area code(s)094
Websitehttp://dipayalsilgadhimun.gov.np

TransportationEdit

Seti Highway begins in Dipayal Silgadhi, linking it to Amargadhi, from where the Terai region of Nepal can be reached on Mahakali Highway.

Doti Airport is an out-of-service airport that lies in Dipayal Silgadhi.

MediaEdit

Radio Nepal has a regional station in Dipayal Silgadhi which transmits various programs of mass interest.[citation needed] Silgadhi based Tribeni FM 94.4 MHz, Radio Shaileswori 105.9 MHz are the F.M. station here to serve people. Among them Tribeni FM and Radio Shaileswori are Community radio Station.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ General Bureau of Statistics, Kathmandu, Nepal, Nov. 2012
  2. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 1 May 2018.

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