Dhankuta

human settlement

Dhankuta (Nepali: धनकुटा audio speaker iconlisten )[2] is a town in the hills of eastern Nepal. It is the headquarters of Koshi Zone. It is located in Dhankuta district. Nepali is spoken there, and English is also spoken in some offices.

Dhankuta
धनकुटा
City
A view of Dhankuta hill town
A view of Dhankuta hill town
Nickname(s): 
Eastern Hillstation
Motto(s): 
Hamro Dhankuta, Ramro Dhankuta
Dhankuta is located in Nepal
Dhankuta
Dhankuta
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°59′0″N 87°20′0″E / 26.98333°N 87.33333°E / 26.98333; 87.33333Coordinates: 26°59′0″N 87°20′0″E / 26.98333°N 87.33333°E / 26.98333; 87.33333
Country   Nepal
ZoneKoshi Zone
DistrictDhankuta District
Government
 • TypeMayor–council
 • MayorMr. Chintan Tamang
 • Deputy MayorMs. Shakuntala Basnet
Population
 (2011 [1])
 • Total26,440
 • Ethnicities
Limbu Yakha Brahmin Chhetri Rai Gurung
 • Religions
Hinduism Buddhist and Kirat
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal Code
56800
Area code(s)026
ClimateCwa
WebsiteDhankuta Municipality,District Coordination Committee

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "National Population and Housing Census 2011(National Report)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. Government of Nepal. November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-04-18. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
  2. http://www.ddcdhankuta.gov.np

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