Rolpa Municipality

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Rolpa (Nepali: रोल्पा) (earlier:Liwang municipality) is a municipality located in Rolpa District of Lumbini Province of Nepal. It is only municipality of Rolpa District. The municipality is surrounded by Sunchhahari and Swarnawati rural councils from the east, Tribeni & Madi rural councils from the West, Duikholi rural council from the North and Swarnawati & Runtigadhi from the South [1] [2]

Rolpa

रोल्पा नगरपालिका
Rolpa is located in Lumbini Pradesh
Rolpa
Rolpa
Rolpa is located in Nepal
Rolpa
Rolpa
Rolpa is located in Nepal
Rolpa
Rolpa
Coordinates: 28°18′N 82°38′E / 28.300°N 82.633°E / 28.300; 82.633Coordinates: 28°18′N 82°38′E / 28.300°N 82.633°E / 28.300; 82.633
CountryNepal
ProvinceLumbini Province
DistrictRolpa
No. of wards10
Established02 December 2014
Incorporated (VDC)Khumel, Jedwang, Kotgaun, Jankot, Hwama and Dhawang
Incorporated (date)2017
Government
 • TypeMayor–council
 • BodyRolpa Municipality
 • MayorMr. Purna KC
 • Deputy MayorMrs. Mankumari Ghartimagar
Area
 • Total270.42 km2 (104.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total32,759
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NPT)
Websiterolpamun.gov.np

Total area of the municipality is 270.42 square kilometres (104.41 sq mi) and total population according to the 2011 Nepal census is 32759 individuals. The municipality is divided into total 10 wards.[2]

BackgroundEdit

The municipality was established on 2 December 2014, when the government announced 61 more new municipalities.[3] This new municipality was established merging the two then VDCs, e.g. Liwang and Khumel and it was named Libang then, later on 10 March 2017 more VDCs Kotgaun, Jankot, Hwama and Dhawang Incorporated with this municipality and renamed it to Rolpa.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "District Corrected Last for RAJAPATRA" (PDF). www.mofald.gov.np. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "स्थानीय तहहरुको विवरण" [Details of the local level bodies]. www.mofald.gov.np/en (in Nepali). Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Government announced 61 municipalities". www.kathmandupost.ekantipur.com. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2018.