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Brief Introduction

Tarakewhwor is connected with Tokha municipality in the east, Nargajun municipality in the west, Nuwakot district in the north and Kathmandu metropolitan city in the south. According to the decision of the Council of Ministers of the Government of Nepal dated 16 November 2071, Sangla, Kavresthali, Jitpurphedi, Goldhunga, Dharmasthali, Futung and Manmaiju villages of this region. Tarakeshwar Municipality has been announced after inclusion. Currently, this municipality is divided into 21 wards and now it is included in 11 wards.

As mentioned in Swasthani Varta Katha, it is said that in the mythological period, Sati Devi's limbs fell and Tarakeshwar Mahadev was born and was in the form of Shaktipeeth. From the same name, the name of this municipality was Tarakeshwar Municipality. This municipality is full of natural, religious, cultural and linguistic diversity. As cultural Shaktipeeth, Sri Tarakeshwar Mahadev Temple, Old Guhyeshwari Temple, Manmaiju Indrayani Temple, Bhubaneswari Temple, Shantidham, Simleshwar Mahadev Temple, Mahankal Temple, Narayan Devi, Kalpeshwar Mahadev, Nakhaldol, Baikhu, Lolang, Panchmane, Phedi Bazar, Futung Bazar, Kunchipavakal etc. The areas of this municipality are religious and tourist areas.

Geographical Location :

1) Height above sea level: 1345 m.

2) Area: 35 square km.

3) Border: East: Tokha Municipality

                        West: Nargajun Municipality

                        Answer: Nuwakot District

                        South: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Ward No. 16

4) Location:

                        Longitude : 85018'11”

                        Latitude : 27027'12”

5) Political and administrative division        

                        State no. : 3

                        District: Kathmandu

                        Constituency No. 6 & 7 (Ward No. 3, 4 & 5)

                         Number of Wards: 11

According to the 2068 census:

                     Total Population: 81,443 Male: 41,376 Female: 40,067  

                       Population density: 2300 per square meter.

 According to the preliminary census of 2078:

                        Total Population: 1,51,479 Male: 75,281 (49.69%) Female: 76,198 (50.31%)

                        Population density: 4335 per square meter. Number of households: 41,362         

                        Literacy Rate: 87.8 % Literate Male: 93.4 % Literate Female: 82.4 % 

                        Sex Ratio: 98.80 males per 100 females