Brief Introduction

Municipality Introduction:

Residing approximately at the middle portion of map of nepal, gorkha municipality is only historic place of gorkha district as a part of province 4. It was established in Magh 15, 2053 BS including gorakhkali, raniswara and taranagar VDCs. According to the decision of Nepal government in Mangsir 16, 2071 BS; finam and nareswor and according to decision of Mangsir 20, 2073 BS; taple and deurali were added leaving it to total area of 131.86 sq.km.

 It is located at 141 km’s from the capital  Kathmandu and 24 km’s from aanbu-khaireni, tanahun. Most of the place of gorkha municipality is equipped with hills and some region is plain in geography. Gorkha Municipality is enrich in its geographical aspects. A wide range of mountains(Manaslu, himchuli, larke, bouddha mountain) is easily visible from Kuduntar, 13kilo market, maidan, paslang, satipipal, gorakhkali durbar, upallo-kot, bhimsen smarak, etc.

 

Historical background:

Also known as gurkha in the world, gorkha has its own proud identity in the pages of world history. Unification of Nepal by Prithivi Narayan Shah was the historic moment in the history of Nepal. Gorkha Durbar, Gorakhnath temple, kalika temple, tallo durbar which symbolize historic identity all lie here in this municipality. Bishey Nagarchi, who helped the then king Prithivi Narayan Shah in collecting donations for unification efforts, was also born in this municipality.

 

Boundary:                                                                                              

East: sahid lakhan and bhimsen rural municipality

West: Palungtar rural municipality

North: siranchowk rural municipality

South: sahid lakhan rural municipality and aanbu-khaireni Rural Municipality of tanahun district

 

Geography:

Lalitude: 27)56Ú03Æ north to 28)13Ú07Ænorth

Longitude M 84.23 east to 84.38 east

height : 328M to 1522M

 

Weather:

Average temperature (maximum) – 30) centigrade

Average temperature (minimum) – 14) centigrade

Average rainfall -1492 mm=

 

Political and administrative details:

Province no.: 4

District: gorkha

Election area: 2                               

Municipality: gorkha municipality

No. of wards: 14

 

Main rivers:

Marsyangdi, daraundi

Small streams: sirdi, ludi, karne river, jyadul river, gangate river, beni river

 

Ward division (as of 2068 population census)

Ward no.

Included VDC

Previous ward

Population

1

Taple

6,7,8,9

2148

2

Taple

1,2,3,4,5

2368

3

Gorkha

14,15

3692

4

Gorkha

12,13

3097

5

Gorkha

4

2851

6

Gorkha

1,3

7295

7

Gorkha

2,5

4834

8

Gorkha

6,7

5608

9

Gorkha

8

4453

10

Gorkha

9

2848

11

Gorkha

10

3235

12

Gorkha

11

2741

13

Deurali

5,6,7,8

3263

14

Deurali

1,2,3,4,9

2251

 

Wardwise population (as of 2068 population census)

Ward no.

Male

Female

Total

Households/ family

1

928

1220

2148

547

2

1017

1351

2368

575

3

1563

2129

3692

1026

4

1309

1788

3097

766

5

1271

1580

2851

663

6

3575

3720

7295

2083

7

2134

2700

4834

1350

8

2535

3073

5608

1600

9

2373

2080

4453

991

10

1300

1548

2848

707

11

1465

1770

3235

739

12

1242

1499

2741

677

13

1454

1809

3263

858

14

995

1256

2251

564

 

Religious places:

Religious places

Gorakhkali temple

Gorakhnath cave

Birim kali temple

Lower museum

Chaughera palace

Radhaballeswor temple

Sitapaila temple

Krishna temple

Hanumandhoka

Bhimsen smarak

Bindabasini

Thulo aagan

Rameshwor temple

Namrung devi temple

Paschhimkali temple

Bishnu panchayan

Khadga devi temple

Raniban saraswati temple

 

Tourism destinations:

Gorkha Palace

Places

Gorakhnath cave

Ramshah chautara

Gorakhkali temple

Ganesh sthan

Sittal pati

Rangmahal

Rotpani

Pandit pati

Pashupati guhweswori

Chaughera bhawan

Bidhyabhagwati temple

Hanuman bhanjyang

Saraswati temple

Shivapariwar statue

Siddha paila

Chandi bhanjyang

Bajrabhairab temple

 

Gorkha Museum (lower palace):

It is located at gorkha municipality ward no. 6, pokarithok, thulo aagan. Previously it was diversified (it must be spread) to an area of 6 ropanies but today it is dirversified (it must be spread) to 70 ropanies, after puratatwik bibhag took the duty to look after it. The palace is of pagoda style and spreads to 30*30 sq. m. the palace is equipped with different historic significant windows, doors, gods and goddess and you could see 60 varieties of flowers. The palace was designed and constructed by Amar Chitrakaar in 2048 B.S.

 

Population:

Household

Male

Female

Total

13146

23161

27523

50684

 

 

 

 

Education:

Organization

Governmental

Private

Campus

1

1

Child development center

49

17

Basic School (1…3)

17

3

Basic School (1…5)

14

5

 Basic School (1-8)

5

4

 Secondary (1…10)

4

6

Higher secondary (1-12)

12

1

Community development center

3

0

 

Population according to religion:

Religion

Population census 2068 BS

Number

Percentage

Hindu

44482

87.76

Buddhist

2235

4.41

Islam

1579

3.12

Christian

2295

4.53

Kirat

9

0.02

Prakriti

18

0.04

Others

6

0.01

 

Population according to major caste/ethnicity:

Caste/

Ethnicity

Population census 2068 BS

population

percentage

Gurung

3452

6.81

Brahmin

6492

12.85

Chhetri

10763

21.24

Magar

7823

15.43

Newar

4467

8.81

Sarki

4985

9.83

Kami

2883

5.69

Tamang

1253

2.47

Kumal

2340

4.62

 

Communication/entertainment:

Details

Number

Post office

 

Library

1

Movie theatre

1

Cable Television

1

Registered Newspapers

3

Registered F.M Radio

5

Cyber

4

Courier

3

Playground

2

 

FM Radio Station:

F.M Radio

Frequency

Phone

Choice FM

90.4

064420599

Radio Gorkha

92.8

064421390

Radio Manaslu

103.9

064421484

Gorakhkali FM

93.6

064421568

Matribhumi FM

98.2

064421364

 

Road Details:

Road Type

Unit

fiscal year 073/074

Total length of road

Km

594

Pitch road

Km

42

Gravel

Km

42

Erthen Road

Km

510

                                                         

Health organizations details:

Type of health institution

number

Government hospital (district hospital)

1

Community hospital

1

Health Center

6

Community Health Center

1

Dental Health Center

2

Ayurvedic Health Center

1

Private Hospital

5

Village clinic

43

Vaccination Center

43

Urban Health Center

7

Technical Training Center

3

 

Cleanliness and waste management

Type

Number

Tractor

1

Truck

1

Daily Wastage Generation from households

6 ton

Dumping Site

1

Public Toilet

4

 

Telephone Service

Service Type

Number

PSTN telephone

1840

Mobile Postpaid Sim

800

Mobile Prepaid Sim

8000

CDMA Rim

1000

CDMA Fixed Phone

1070

ADSL Internet

550

                       

Household Details

Details

 

Household

Number

Percent

Own

9701

73.90

Rental

3089

23.653

Organizational

164

1.25

Others

173

1.32

 

Household details according to source of drinking water

Drinking Water Source

Household

Number

Percent

Pipeline

5614

42.77

Tubewell

10

0.08

Organized Well

128

0.98

Unorganized Well

518

3.95

Main pipeline

6772

51.59

River

22

0.17

Others

7

0.05

Not included

56

0.43

 

Household details according fuel source

Fuel Source

Household

Number

Percent

Wood

7404

56.40

Kerosene

65

0.50

LPG

4834

36.82

Biological Gas

722

5.50

Others

45

0.34

Not included

57

0.43

 

Fuel used for lighting purposes

Fuel

Household

Number

Percent

Electricity

12461

94.93

Kerosene

550

4.19

Bio gas

11

0.08

Others

47

0.36

Not included

58

0.44

 

Organizations:

Office name

Contact

District court, gorkha

420195

District Administrative Office, Gorkha

420133 /420236

Gorkha Municipality

420269

District Police Office

420199

District Co-ordination Committee office, Gorkha

420144

District Health Office

420208

Financial General  Comptroller Office, Gorkha

420140

District Education Office

420105

District Agricultural Development Office

420113

District Livestock Service Office, Gorkha

421251

Office of Public Prosecutor, Gorkha

420138

Western Irrigation Development Division Office, Gorkha

420175

Department of geo-conservation, gorkha

420230

Department of forest, Gorkha

420136

Water Supply and sanitation office, Gorkha

420110

Department of Urban Development & Building Construction

 

420214

District Technical Office, Gorkha

420029

Bhairavi Dal Battalion, Gorkha

420319

Department of Women and Children, Gorkha

420108

District Election Office, Gorkha

420796

Malpot Office, Gorkha

420201

District Postal Office

420112

Department of Investigation and Authority, Gorkha

420165

Department of Cottage and Small Industries, Gorkha

420193

Gorkha Durbar Monitoring Unit

420188

Gorkha Museum

420145

Central Bureau of Statistics, Gorkha

420198