Sudurpashchim Province

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Sudurpashchim Pradesh (Nepali: सुदूरपश्चिम प्रदेश) (Far-Western Province) is one of the seven provinces of Nepal.[1] It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north, Karnali Pradesh and Province No. 5 to the east, and the Indian states of Uttarakhand to the west and Uttar Pradesh to the south. At first it was known as Province No. 7. The Provincial Assembly named this province Sudurpashchim Pradesh in September 2018. As per a 28 September 2018 Assembly voting, the city of Godawari was made the capital of the Province.[2][3]But till now Dhangadhi is the temporary capital.

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  1. "Nepal Provinces". Retrieved 2016-03-21.
  2. "Prov 7 named Sudurpaschim amid objection from NC, RJP". The Himalayan Times. 28 September 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  3. "Province 7 named Sudurpashchim, Godawari capital". The Kathmandu Post. 28 September 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2018.