Phulgama

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Phulgama
फुलगामा
Bahiri Phulgama Nepal
Nagarain Municipality Ward no. - 3& 4 now
Phulgama is located in Nepal
Phulgama
Phulgama
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°38′N 85°55′E / 26.64°N 85.91°E / 26.64; 85.91Coordinates: 26°38′N 85°55′E / 26.64°N 85.91°E / 26.64; 85.91
Country    Nepal
Zone Janakpur Zone
District Dhanusa District
Population (1991)
 • Total 8,564
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Phulgama is a ward of Nagarain Municipality in Dhanusa District in the Janakpur Zone of south-eastern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 8,564 persons living in 1539 individual households. [1]

History

Phulgama is situated 9 km south of the contemporary king Rajarshi Janak's capital Janakpur. It is believed that the princess Sita used to collect flowers to worship in Girija Sthaan, which is why it was given the name Phulgama.

References

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 1 September 2008. 

External links

  • UN map of the municipalities of Dhanusa District


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