Shankharapur

Shankharapur is a municipality in Kathmandu District in Bagmati Pradesh of Nepal that was established on 2 December 2014 by merging the former Village development committees Bajrayogini, Indrayani, Lapsiphedi, Naglebhare, Pukhulachhi and Suntol.[1][2] The office of the municipality is that of the former Pukhulachhi village development committee in the old Newari town of Sankhu. In the Local Level Election 2074, Suwarna Shrestha of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) was elected as mayor securing 4,833 votes and Sukralaxmi Shrestha of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) was elected as Deputy Mayor securing 4,501 votes.[citation needed]

Shankharapur Municipality

शंखरापुर नगरपालिका
Shankharapur Municipality is located in Bagmati Pradesh
Shankharapur Municipality
Shankharapur Municipality
Location in Nepal
Shankharapur Municipality is located in Nepal
Shankharapur Municipality
Shankharapur Municipality
Shankharapur Municipality (Nepal)
Coordinates: 27°44′48″N 85°30′35″E / 27.74667°N 85.50972°E / 27.74667; 85.50972Coordinates: 27°44′48″N 85°30′35″E / 27.74667°N 85.50972°E / 27.74667; 85.50972
Country   Nepal
ProvinceBagmati Pradesh
DistrictKathmandu
EstablishedDecember 2014
Government
 • TypeLocal Level
 • MayorSuwarna Shrestha (NCP)
 • Deputy MayorSukralaxmi Shrestha (NCP)
Area
 • Total60.21 km2 (23.25 sq mi)
Population
 • Total25,338
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities
Newar Bahun Chhetri Tamang Magar
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Websitewww.shankharapurmun.gov.np/en

PopulationEdit

Shankharapur municipality has a total population of 25,338 according to 2011 Nepal census.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Govt announces 61 municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Govt creates 61 new municipalities". República. 3 Dec 2014. Retrieved 2 Dec 2014.
  3. ^ "2011 Nepal census (Ward Level)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-07-31. Retrieved 1 November 2012.

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