Surunga

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Surunga

सुरुंगा

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Surunga is located in Nepal
Surunga
Surunga
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°40′N 87°54′E / 26.66°N 87.90°E / 26.66; 87.90Coordinates: 26°40′N 87°54′E / 26.66°N 87.90°E / 26.66; 87.90
CountryNepal
ZoneMechi Zone
DistrictJhapa District
Population
 (2011)
 • Total44,222
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal time)
Area code(s)23

Surunga is a center for trade in Kankai Municipality of Jhapa District in Nepal. Kankai river flows from the western side of this place. The name Surunga came from word "surung" which means tunnel. It is believed that five brothers in mahabharat made a tunnel till there for escape.[1][2]

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