Bagmati Province (Nepali: बाग्मती प्रदेश) is one of the seven provinces of Nepal. Until 2020, it was called Province No. 3. It was named after the Bagmati River. The government of the province is in the city of Hetauda. Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, is in the province.
Bagmati Province has an area of 20,300 km2 which is about 13.79% of the total area of Nepal. In 2021, about 6 million people lived there.
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- "Finally, Provincial Assembly renames Province 3 as Bagmati, picks Hetaunda as capital". Retrieved 2020-01-19.