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Kakani

ककनी
Kakani
Kakani
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°49′N 85°16′E / 27.817°N 85.267°E / 27.817; 85.267Coordinates: 27°49′N 85°16′E / 27.817°N 85.267°E / 27.817; 85.267
Country   Nepal
ZoneBagmati Pradesh
DistrictNuwakot District
Elevation
2,030 m (6,660 ft)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total7,816
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Websitehttp://kakanimun.gov.np/

Kakani is a Gaunpalika and former village development committee in Nuwakot District in Bagmati Pradesh of central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census, the Kakani village development committee administered a population of 7816 living in 1343 individual households.[1]

As one of the most accessible settlements from Kathmandu over 2000 meters, this hill station hosts a British Gurkhas welfare bungalow[2] and a number of hotels. The village is also home to a memorial park to the victims of Thai Airways International Flight 311.

A notable local industry is strawberry farming. With the assistance of a United Nations Development Programme project, a local farmers' cooperative now produces close to 250 000 kg of the fruit per year.[3]

Ward office of Kakani

For the easiness of local people Nepal Government have formed a Kakani Rural Municipality by collapsing the former Village development committee. The Rural municipality has 8 Ward and each ward has an elected body to serve the people. Here are the list of ward and their office.


Ward No 1: Okharpauwa
Ward No 2: Okharpauwa
Ward No 3: Chauthe
Ward No 4: Kakani
Ward No 5: Kakani
Ward No 6: Madanpur, Nuwakot
Ward No 7: Chaturale
Ward No 8: Thansing

Road to Kakani

There is a Pasang lamu Highway that goes through the Kakani. It starts from Kathmandu and reach up to the Border of China Kerung. The road is now under construction, Because they are upgrading the road and making it wider. The Road connection of Kakani is pretty good.

References

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001", Nepal's Village Development Committees, Digital Himalaya, archived from the original on 12 October 2008, retrieved 15 November 2009.
  2. ^ British Gurkhas Nepal Guide to Preparation and Arrival British Army 1 Feb 2010
  3. ^ New morning in Kakani! Archived 2011-07-24 at the Wayback Machine UNDP Micro-Enterprise Development Programme 05-01-2010
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