Ilam, Nepal

municipality in Ilam District, Nepal

Ilam (Nepali: इलाम audio speaker iconListen ) is a municipality in the Ilam District of Nepal. It is in the hilly region of Mechi zone in eastern Nepal. It is the headquarters of Mechi Zone and Ilam district. Nepali is spoken there, and English is also spoken in some offices.

Ilam
ईलाम
Charkhola
City
A view of Tea Estate in Ilam
A view of Tea Estate in Ilam
Nickname(s): 
Eastern Tourist Spot
Motto(s): 
Hamro Ilam, Ramro Ilam
Map of Ilam District. Ilam is shaded in light blue second from top.
Map of Ilam District. Ilam is shaded in light blue second from top.
Coordinates: 26°54′30″N 87°55′35″E / 26.90833°N 87.92639°E / 26.90833; 87.92639Coordinates: 26°54′30″N 87°55′35″E / 26.90833°N 87.92639°E / 26.90833; 87.92639
Country   Nepal
ZoneMechi Zone
DistrictIlam District
Government
 • TypeIlam Metropolitan City
Population
 (2011)
 • Total19,427
 • Ethnicities
Brahmin Chhetri Limbu Rai Gurung
 • Religions
Hinduism Buddhist and Kirat
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Postal Code
57300
Area code(s)027
Websiteilam.municipality.gov.np

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