Krishnapur, Nepal

Krishnapur is a municipality in Kanchanpur District in Sudurpashchim Province of the far-western development region of Nepal. In the 2011 national census, there were 36,706 people living in 6,723 individual households.[1] It was formed as municipality in 2015 by merger of Krishnapur VDC, Raikwar Bichwa VDC and part of Dekathbhuli VDC.[2]

Krishnapur
कृष्णपुर
Krishnapur is located in Nepal
Krishnapur
Krishnapur
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°53′N 80°21′E / 28.88°N 80.35°E / 28.88; 80.35Coordinates: 28°53′N 80°21′E / 28.88°N 80.35°E / 28.88; 80.35
Country   Nepal
ProvinceSudurpashchim Province
DistrictKanchanpur District
Government
 • MayorKarna Bahadur Hamal (NCP)
 • Deputy MayorRamina Kumari Rana (NCP)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total36,706
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Websitekrishnapurmun.gov.np

EconomyEdit

Krishnapur Municipality is a growing city in Kanchanpur District. The main centre of Krishnapur is Gulariya bazar, located in centre part of Krishnapur Municipality. Other economic centres are Bani Bazar, Bank Bazar, Gulariya Bazar, Tara Bazar, etc. The main occupation of people here is agriculture.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on October 12, 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2008.
  2. ^ http://www.ekantipur.com/the-kathmandu-post/2014/12/02/news/govt-announces-61-municipalities/270367.html. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)