Damak

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Damak City

दमक सहर
Municipality
Nickname(s): 
DMK City
Motto(s): 
"Green City, Prosperous Damak"

"हरित नगर समृद दमक"

Damak Landscape.jpg
Damak City is located in Province No. 1
Damak City
Damak City
Location in Province No. 1
Damak City is located in Nepal
Damak City
Damak City
Damak City (Nepal)
Coordinates: 26°38′N 87°42′E / 26.63°N 87.70°E / 26.63; 87.70Coordinates: 26°38′N 87°42′E / 26.63°N 87.70°E / 26.63; 87.70
Country   Nepal
Development RegionEastern
ProvinceProvince No. 1
ZoneMechi Zone
DistrictJhapa District
Government
 • MayorMr. Romnath Oli (NCP)
 • Deputy MayorMrs. Gita Adhikari (NCP)
Area
 • Total75.74 km2 (29.24 sq mi)
Elevation
71 m (233 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total75,743
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal code
57217
Area code(s)023
Websitedamakmun.gov.np

Damak (Nepali: दमक) is one of the oldest municipalities in Jhapa District in Province No. 1 of Nepal. It lies between the Ratuwa River in the east and the Maawa River in the west. It is the largest city in Jhapa District as well as Mechi Zone.

Education[change | change source]

According to 2001 Nepal census, literacy rate of the city is 88%.[1]

School Data

  • Primary – 1038
  • Lower Secondary – 700
  • Secondary – 1408
  • Technical School Under CTEVT – 490
  • Higher Secondary – 1500
  • Affiliated Campus – 9

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nepal Census 2001".

Other websites[change | change source]

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