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Shadanand municipality in Bhojpur District
Location in Province No. 1
Shadanand (Nepal)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 27°21′25″N 87°08′09″E / 27.3570°N 87.1359°E / 27.3570; 87.1359
Country   Nepal
ProvinceProvince No. 1
DistrictBhojpur District
Established2 December 2014
Incorporated10 March 2017
Incorporated VDCsNepaledanda, Kudak Kaule, Deurali, Sangpang, Boya
SeatDingla Bazar
 • MayorMr. Birbal Rai (NC)
 • Deputy MayorMrs. Merika Rai (NCP)
 • Total241.15 km2 (93.11 sq mi)
 • Total31,610
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Websiteofficial website

Shadanand (Nepali: षडानन्द) is an urban municipality located in Bhojpur District of Province No. 1 of Nepal. It was named after Bala Guru Shadanand.

The municipality was established on 2 December 2014 by merging the then Village Development Committees of Keurepani, Khartimchha, Kimalung, Mulpani and Tunggochha.[1] It had an area of 101.5 km2 (39.2 sq mi) and had a combined population of 13,272 inhabitants.[2]

On 10 March 2017 more Village Development Committees were incorporated into Shadanand municipality and the total area of the municipality increased to 241.15 square kilometres (93.11 sq mi) and the total population of the municipality is now 31,610. VDCs which incorporated into the municipality were: Nepaledanda, Kudak Kaule, Deurali, Sangpang and Boya.[3][4]

The municipality is divided into total 14 wards and the headquarters of the municipality is situated in Dingla Bazar.[3]


  1. ^ "Govt creates 61 new municipalities". Nepal Mountain News. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02.
  2. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-07-31.
  3. ^ a b "स्थानीय तहहरुको विवरण". MoFALD. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  4. ^ "CITY POPULATION – statistics, maps & charts". 8 October 2017. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
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