Biratnagar

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Biratnagar

बिराटनगर

Gograha (Old Name)
View of Sunrise in Biratnagar
View of Sunrise in Biratnagar
Nickname(s): 
Industrial capital city of Nepal
Coordinates: 26°27′15″N 87°16′47″E / 26.45417°N 87.27972°E / 26.45417; 87.27972Coordinates: 26°27′15″N 87°16′47″E / 26.45417°N 87.27972°E / 26.45417; 87.27972
NepalNepal
Development RegionEastern
ZoneKoshi
DistrictMorang
Area
 • Total58.48 km2 (22.58 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total201.125 [1]
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Standard Time)
Postal code
56600, 56613, 56614
Area code(s)021
Websitebiratnagar.gov.np
biratnagarmun.gov.np

Biratnagar (Nepali: विराटनगर) is a major industrial city and the second largest city in Nepal.[2] Its geographical location is 26°28'60"N 87°16'60"E.[3] The city is located in the Morang District in the Kosi Zone of Nepal.

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  1. "National Population Census 2011" (PDF). Retrieved 6 November 2012.
  2. "Introducing Biratnagar". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  3. Location of Biratnagar - Falling Rain Genomics