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Location in Dhanusa District
Location in Dhanusa District
Coordinates: 26°38′30″N 85°56′58″E / 26.64167°N 85.94944°E / 26.64167; 85.94944Coordinates: 26°38′30″N 85°56′58″E / 26.64167°N 85.94944°E / 26.64167; 85.94944
Country    Nepal
Development Region Central
Zone Janakpur Zone
District Dhanusa District
Literacy rate Increase 56.35%
 • Total 49 km2 (19 sq mi)
Elevation 64 m (210 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 49,000
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Brahmin-Terai, Kayastha, Yadav, Dhanuk, Musahar
 • Religion Hinduism
 • Local Maithili
 • Official Nepali
Time zone UTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Postal Code 45611 [1]

Nagarain is a new municipality in Dhanusa District in the Janakpur Zone of south-eastern Nepal. As of 2011 Nepal census, it has a population of 49000 living in 5000 individual households.It was formed by joining fulgama, devdeha, old nagrain and lagma guthi.[2]


Nagarain VDC is facilitated by Shree Rajeshwor Nidhi Higher Secondary School, which is run by government. It attracts students from Nagarain as well as the neighbouring villages. Recently, the infrastructure of this school was upgraded and a new classroom block was constructed with the aid from Government of India.[3] Therefore, this building is named "Nepal-Bharat Maitri Bhawan". There are few private schools (run by individuals) which provide education in English medium.

Notable people from Nagarain

Adjacent boundaries


  1. ^ "Postal Codes of Nepal". Postal Services Department, Nepal Government. Retrieved August 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Village Development Committee/Municipality. National Planning Commission Secretariat, Central Bureau of Statistics, Government of Nepal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-08-01. Retrieved March 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "India–Nepal Relations". Retrieved August 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Mahendra Narayan Nidhi". Retrieved August 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "Ministry of Physical Infrastructure & Transport". Retrieved August 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ "Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of Home". Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  7. ^ Gellner, David N.; Pfaff-Czarnecka, Joanna; Whelpton, John (2012). Nationalism and Ethnicity in a Hindu Kingdom: The Politics and Culture of Contemporary Nepal. Routledge. p. 520. ISBN 978-9057020896. Retrieved August 2015. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

External links

  • Map of Dhanusha district with updated sub-metropolitan city and municipalities - LGCDP, Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, Government of Nepal
  • गाविसहरुको बस्ती विवरण, District Development Committee, Dhanusha

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