Bagmati Province

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Map of Nepal with Bagmati Province in red

Bagmati Province (Nepali: बाग्मती प्रदेश) is one of the seven provinces of Nepal.[1] 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.[2] 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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  1. "Nepal Provinces". Retrieved 2016-03-21.
  2. "Finally, Provincial Assembly renames Province 3 as Bagmati, picks Hetaunda as capital". Retrieved 2020-01-19.