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खाँदवारी नगरपालिका
Khandbari is located in Nepal
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
Population (2011)
 • Total 26,301
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 56900
Area code(s) 029

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 Dharan 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 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.

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.


To promote local culture, Khandbari has one FM radio station: Radio Khandabari - 105.8 MHz. It is a community radio station.


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

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