Gaunsahar

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Gaunshahar
गाउँशहर (in Nepali)
City
Painting Of Lamjung Durbar
Painting Of Lamjung Durbar
Country    Nepal
Zone Gandaki Zone
District Lamjung District
Government
 • Type Besishahar Municipality
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,611
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Postal Code 33600
Area code(s) 066

Gaunshahar (Nepali: गाउँशहर) is a town and market place at Besishahar Municipality in Lamjung District in the Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal.[1] The Besishahar Municipality was formed by merging the existing Village Development Committees i.e. Besishahar, Gaunshahar, Udipur & Chandisthan in May 15, 2014.[2][3][4] The famous temple of Lamjung Kalika & Lamjung Durbar are located here. This place is in the way of Annapurna Conservation Area. The Dumre-Besishahar-Chame highway also goes from this place. Here are different casts and religions. So they have different culture. This place has much natural beauty.

Population

At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 6,611(3,752 Female & 2,859 Male) people living in 1,757 individual Households.[5][6]

Media

To promote local culture Gaunshahar has one FM Radio station Radio Lamjung - 88.4 MHz. Radio Chautari 91.4 MHZ is also contributing for the cultural uplift for this place. Which is a Community Radio station. Kaule Pani Home stay is also promoting the local culture in Gaunshahar.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Lamjung District". District Development Committee Lamjung. Retrieved 2014-09-15. 
  2. ^ "Population & Ward Division Of Besishahar Municipality". District Development Committee Lamjung. Retrieved 2014-09-15. 
  3. ^ "72 new municipalities announced". My Republica.com. Archived from the original on 2014-06-18. Retrieved 2014-05-15. 
  4. ^ "Government announces 72 new municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 2014-05-15. 
  5. ^ "Nepal Census 2011" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-07-31. Retrieved November 2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ "Population & Ward Division Of Besishahar Municipality". District Development Committee Lamjung. Retrieved 2014-09-15. 

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