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Province No. 3, (proposed name: Bagmati), is one of the provinces established by the new constitution of Nepal which was adopted on 20 September 2015.[1]Most of the part of this province is hilly and mountainous.The capital of this country Kathmandu also lies in this province. It covers an area of 20,300, about 14% of the total area of the country. Gaurishankar, langtang, Jugal, Ganesh, etc are the major mountains present in this province. Deciduous forest, coniferous forest ,alpine forest are available here due to the altitude.Rainfall takes place mainly during summer .Temperature varies with altitude. As per, Cabinet Meeting on 17th Jan 2018, Hetauda has been declared as an Interim State Capital of Province No. 3. This is the most populous state of all.

Province No. 3
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Map of Province No. 3, Nepal
Map of Province No. 3, Nepal
Country    Nepal
Capital Hetauda
Major Cities Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bharatpur, Hetauda, Bhaktapur, Sindhuli, Dhulikhel and Banepa
Districts 13
 • Body Government of Province No. 3
 • Governor Anuradha Koirala
 • Chief Minister Dormani Poudel (CPN UML)
 • Speaker Sanu Kumar Shrestha
 • Electoral Constituencies
 • Provincial Assembly
 • Total 20,300 km2 (7,800 sq mi)
 • Total 5,529,452
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Rajdhani Niwasi but Nepali
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Geocode NP-TW
Official language(s) Nepali, Tamang and Nepal Bhasa
Other language(s) Tharu, Magar, Gurung, Jirel etc.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Nepal Provinces". Retrieved 2016-03-21.