Brief Introduction

Introduction of Palungtar Municipality

The historical place Gorkha district is situated at Gandaki Province, Nepal. It is located at 228 to 8163 meter height from the sea level and its area is 3610 sq. km. It is famous for tourism. According to the new provincial structure, the gorkha district have 2 Municipalities and 9 Rural Municipalities which are divided into 94 wards. Among them, Palungtar Municpality in sthe one Municipality of Gorkha district.

In 2071 BS, 4 VDC's (chyangli, Gaikhur, Palungtar, Aampipal) are merged and then after implementation of the Provincial Rule 3 VDC's (Mirkot, Dhuwakot and Khoplang) are merged and formed a New Palungtar Municipality. From the Servey of Smart City, the household are 9455, total population are 37748 in which male are 19032 and female are 18701.The total area of Palungtar municipality is 158.62 sq. km. In the eastern part of Palungtar Municipality, Gorkha municipality and Siranchok Rural Municipality are lies and Tanahu district is at West and Lamjung and Siranchok are at North and Gorkha Municipality and Tanahu District are at South. Gorkha municipality and Siranchok Rural municipality is at east of the Palungtar municipality where as Tanahu district is at west, Lamjung district and Siranchok are at North and Gorkha Municipality and Tanahu district are at South.

 

Country : Nepal
Province : Gandaki
District : Gorkha
Municipality : Palungtar Municipality
Population : 37748
Ward : 10

 

Details of Ward

S.N.
New Ward       
Merged VDC/municipality  
1
1
Khoplang VDC (4-9)
2
2
Khoplang VDC (1-3) and Palungtar (12,13)
3
3
Palungtar(7,11)
4
4
Palungtar(6,8,9)
5
5
Palungtar(10)
6
6
Palungtar(1,4,5)
7
7
Palungtar(2,3)
8
8
Dhuwakot(1-6)
9
9
Dhuwakot(7-9) and Mirkot(5,8)
10
10
Mirkot(1-4,6,7,9)

Population

Ward
Male
Female
Third Sex
Population
Household
Total Survey
Remarks
1
1548
1570
1
3119
623
1800
Complete
2
1210
1275
4
2489
1194
1401
Complete
3
1428
1373
1
2802
789
2248
Complete
4
2300
2443
2
4745
1044
2453
Complete
5
2172
2073
3
4248
911
2769
Complete
6
1237
1204
-
2441
552
1134
Incomplete
7
3013
2897
-
5910
1297
3952
Complete
8
1509
1434
-
2943
719
1019
Complete
9
2390
2312
2
4704
1076
3830
Complete
10
1438
1362
2
2802
612
1274
Complete
Total
18245
17943
15
33203
8817
21880
 

Source: Smart City

Border

East : Gorkha Municipality

West : Marshyandi River ( Bhanu Municipality, Tanahu)

North : Siranchok Rural Municipality

South : Marshyandi River

Area

Ward No.
Area (Sq. Km.)
Ward Office
1
13.36
Khoplang, Satdobato
2
18.15
Aapipal, aapipal Bazar
3
16.13
Dumre Danda
4
15.37
Barapirke
5
5.09
Thantipokhari Bazar
6
19.72
Gaikhur
7
21.81
Chyangli, Biruwatar
8
11.2
Dhuwakot
9
22.11
Birdi
10
14.51
Mirkot
Total
158.62
 

Education Institution

Bachelor Campus - 1
Secondary School - 13
Lower Secondary - 27
Primary Level (ECD) – 2
Private School – 7

Health Services

Health Post - 7
Urban Health Center - 4
Birthing Center – 1
Government Hospital - 1

Government Office at Palungtar Municipality

Police Sub Station - 1
Police Station Sera Chock- 1
Forestry Office - 1
Agriculture Service Center - 1
Post Office - 1
Forest Office - 1