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Mangalsen Nagar palika

मंगलसेन

Mangalsen nagar palika ward no:14 kalagaun Achham
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Mangalsen Nagar palika
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Mangalsen Nagar palika
Mangalsen Nagar palika (Nepal)
Coordinates: 29°08′N81°13′E / 29.13°N 81.21°E / 29.13; 81.21 Coordinates: 29°08′N81°13′E / 29.13°N 81.21°E / 29.13; 81.21
CountryFlag of Nepal.svg    Nepal
District Achham District
Area
  Total139,9 km2 (540 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total32,507
  Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
  Religions
Hindu
Time zone UTC+5:45 (NST)

Mangalsen Nepali : मंगलसेन is a municipality and the capital of Achham District in Sudurpashchim Pradesh, Nepal. It was established on 18 May 2014 by merger of the former Village development committees of Janalibandali, Kuntibandali, Oligau, Jupu into its current form. [1] [2] At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 32,507 people living in 6,604 individual households. [3]

Mangalsen was a major scene of conflict between Maoist rebels and government forces during the Nepalese Civil War. [4]

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