Dhankuta

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Dhankuta

धनकुटा
City
A view of Dhankuta hill town
A view of Dhankuta hill town
Nickname(s): 
Eastern Hillstation
Motto(s): 
Hamro Dhankuta, Ramro Dhankuta
Dhankuta is located in Nepal
Dhankuta
Dhankuta
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°59′0″N 87°20′0″E / 26.98333°N 87.33333°E / 26.98333; 87.33333Coordinates: 26°59′0″N 87°20′0″E / 26.98333°N 87.33333°E / 26.98333; 87.33333
Country   Nepal
ZoneKoshi Zone
DistrictDhankuta District
Government
 • TypeMayor–council
 • MayorMr. Chintan Tamang
 • Deputy MayorMs. Shakuntala Basnet
Population
 (2011 [1])
 • Total26,440
 • Ethnicities
Limbu, Yakha, Brahmin, Chhetri, Rai, Gurung
 • Religions
Hinduism, Buddhist and Kirat
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal Code
56800
Area code(s)026
ClimateCwa
WebsiteDhankuta Municipality,District Coordination Committee

Dhankuta (Nepali: धनकुटा About this soundlisten )[2] is a town in the hills of eastern Nepal. It is the headquarters of Koshi Zone. It is located in Dhankuta district .

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References[change | change source]

  1. "National Population and Housing Census 2011(National Report)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. Government of Nepal. November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-04-18. Retrieved November 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. http://www.ddcdhankuta.gov.np

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Media related to Dhankuta at Wikimedia Commons