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Khandbari
खाँदवारी नगरपालिका
Municipality
Khandbari is located in Nepal
Khandbari
Khandbari
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°22′N 87°13′E / 27.367°N 87.217°E / 27.367; 87.217Coordinates: 27°22′N 87°13′E / 27.367°N 87.217°E / 27.367; 87.217
Country    Nepal
Zone Kosi Zone
District Sankhuwasabha District
Government
 • Mayor Murari Prasad Khatiwada
 • Deputy Mayor Degeshwori Shrestha
Population (2011)
 • Total 26,301
Time zone NST (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 56900
Area code(s) 029
Website khandbarimun.gov.np

Khandbari is the district headquarters of Sankhuwasabha District in Kosi Zone of north-eastern Nepal. The 2011 Nepal census counted 26,301 population.[1]

A road connects Khandbari directly south to Biratnagar and the Terai. Khandbari is amongst the top ten most prosperous towns of Nepal.[citation needed] Khandbari's schools include Surya Boarding School, Bagishwari Secondary School , Makalu English Boarding School and Sunshine English Secondary Boarding School. Arun III Hydropower project will be located nearby.[citation needed] About 3 km north from Khandbari lies another small bazaar known as Manebhanjyang which is an emerging business centre peak in the world. A road has already been constructed that connects khandbari directly to Biratnagar. Khandbari is amongst the top ten prosperous town of Nepal. Its border districts are Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Taplejung, Terhathum and Dhankuta. The change in the political situation in the country has given much hope for the residents of the district for its rapid development. Arun III Hydropower project is one of the major subjects that really matters to the residents. About 3 km north from Khandbari lies another small bazaar known as Manebhanjyang which is really an emerging business centre. Khandbari is main route for trekking to Mount Makalu, 5th highest peak in the world.

The hospital in Khandbari is described as "comparatively well-equipped", and has received patients from surrounding areas arriving on foot and by chartered helicopters.[2]

Khandbari is the main departure point for trekking to Mount Makalu, 5th highest peak in the world.

Media[edit]

To promote local culture, Khandbari has five FM radio stations. Guransh fm 107.5 MHZ, Sunkhari fm 91.4 MHZ and Naya abhiyan fm 99.00 MHZ,Khadbari fm 105.8 MHZ and Arun FM also

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on October 12, 2008. Retrieved November 19, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Sole staffer deserts health post". The Kathmandu Post. 2014-07-09. Retrieved 2014-07-10. 

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