Birganj

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Indian-Nepalese border gate at Birgunj.jpg

Birganj or Birgunj is a metropolitan city and border town in Parsa District in the Narayani Zone of southern Nepal.As an entry point to Nepal from Patna and Kolkata, Birgunj is known as the "Gateway to Nepal". It is also called "Commercial capital of Nepal". The town has significant economic importance for Nepal as most of the trade with India is via Birgunj and the Indian town of Raxaul.