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Lekhnath City

Lekhnath City

Lekhnath Municipality represents local and national level organizations in Nepal.

Now, Lekhnath represents following organizations: 

 

Lekhnath Municipality Office

LMP final boardered

लेखनाथ नगरपालिका भवन

 

Organization 

Statistical Information About Lekhnath Municipality

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Administrative Division

Development Region: Western

Zone: Gandaki

District: Kaski

District/ Region Headquaters: Pokhara

Constituency: Kaski-i

Location: Lekhnath Municipality is located in south eastern portion of pokhara valley, at a distance of 10 Km east of Regional/District Headquaters pokhara and 181 Km west from capital city Kathmandu.

Latitude: 28 degree .5’N

Longitude: 84 degree . 02′ E -84 degree.08′ E

Altitude: Minimum-407 (kotre), Maximum- 1217 (kotwri)

Total Geographical Area: 77.45 sq. Km

 

Municipal Boundaries

North: Majhathana and kalika VDC

East: Hansapur, Rupakot and Deurali VDC

West: Pokhara sub Metropolitan city

 

Climate: Sub-tropical

 

Temperature 

Maximum: 37.4 degree C

Minimum: 1.8 degree C

Average: 20.6 degree C

 

Rainfall

Maximum: 3868.5 degree C

Average: 3045mm

 

Water Bodies

River: Seti

Major Lakes (Area in hector): Begnas (337), Rupa (115), Khaste (13.57), Deepanga (8.98), Gunde (4.98), Neureni (2.83) and Maidi (1.17)

Major Streams: Bijayapur, Khudi, Gaduwa, Bagadi, Talbesi and Syangkhudi

Irrigation Canals: Begnas, Bijayapur

 

Agriculture

Crops

Cereals: Rice, Wheat, Maize, Millet etc

Pulses: Wide range of beans (inciuding soybean)

Vegetables: Potato, Tomato, Cauliflower, CAbbage, Radish, Onion, Beans, Cucumber, Pumpkins, Garlic etc. 

Fruits: Orange, Guava, Mango Citrus, Banana, Papaya, etc

Others: Coffee, Cardomom, Ginger, Turmeric

 

Services

Agriculture Service centers: 2

Veterinary Service Centers: 2

Agricultural (Fisheries) Research Centers: 1

 

Land Use 

Total Plain Area: 47.58 sq. km. (60.28%)

Total Hilly Area: 31.35 sq.km (39.72%)

Commercial: 57.28 ha.(0.73%)

Residential (Plain): 342.18 a. (4.34%)

Residential (Hilly): 125.61 h. (1.59%)

Institutional: 21.17 ha. (0.26%)

Rivers, streams and Lakes: 887.90 ha. (11.25%)

Forest Land: 1153.32 ha. (60.28%)

Agriculture, Roads, Grassland and Others: 5305.32 (60.28%)

 

 

Major Busiess Centers

Arghaun, Lekhnath chowk, Bijayapur, Budhibazar, pragati chowk, Dandakonaak, Talchowk, Shisuwa, Mohoriya, Begnas tal, Bhandardhik, Gagangaunda, Khudi, Dhungepatan, Tallo Gagangaunda, Satmuhane, kholakochhew, Rajaka Chautara, Sundardanda, Talbesi, etc.

 

Trade and Industry

Industries (small scale): 126

Hotels and Lodges: 43

Resorts: 3

Park: 1

 

 

Basic Amenities

Health

Primary Health Center: 1

Sub Health Centers: 3

Ayurebedic Centers: 2

Private Clinics: 22

 

Education

University: 1

Higher Secondary Schools: 16

High Schools: 12

Lower Secondary Schools: 2

Primary Schools: 26

 

Drinking Water

Private Taps: 38

Public Taps: 310

Private Wells: 60

Asian Development Bank Associated Small Town Drinking Water and Sanitation Project 

World Vision’s Kaski District Drinking Water and Sanitation Project (KDDWS and Naulo Abhas Area Development Program Ward no. 4, 5, 6,9, 10 and 11)

District Red Cross Society’s Drinking Water and Sanitation Project (Ward No. 9 and 14) 

 

Sanitation

Private Toilets: 100 % coverage

Public Toilets: 5

 

Electrification: 93%

 

Communication

Post Office: 1

Additional Offices: 4

Telephone Connections: 450 Lines

 

Road

Trred (including prithivi HW): 35 K.m

Graveled: 46.77 K.m

Main Earthen: 68.10 K.m

 

Municipal Services

Total Ward: 15

Ward Service Centers: 6

 

Securiy: Royal Nepal Army No. 3 Brigade, Bijayapur, Shisuwa Police Post, Dandakonaak 

 

Institutions

Financial Institutions: 7

Non Government Organizations: 82

 

Demography 

Religions: Hindu, Buddhist, Christians and Muslims

 

Population

Households: 9362

Total Population: 41369

Male: 19475

Female: 21894

Life Expectancy: 59.7 year

Population Density: 4.67 Sq. km

Pop. Growth Rate: 2.9%

 

Population Distribution (Caste Wise)

Brahmin (38%), Gurungs (13%), Occupational Castes (20%), Chhetries (9%), Magars (4%) and Others (20%)

 

Settlements

Total Setlements: 172

Urban: 25

Rural: 147

 

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