Tikapur

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Tikapur
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Tikapur
Tikapur (Nepal)
Coordinates: 28°31′30″N81°07′15″E / 28.52500°N 81.12083°E / 28.52500; 81.12083 Coordinates: 28°31′30″N81°07′15″E / 28.52500°N 81.12083°E / 28.52500; 81.12083
CountryFlag of Nepal.svg    Nepal
Province Sudurpashchim Province
District Kailali District
Time zone UTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal code
10901
Area code 091
Website tikapurmun.gov.np

Tikapur (Nepali : टिकापुर) is a Municipality in Kailali District in Sudurpashchim Province of Nepal that was established in January 1997. Tikapur Municipality was further expanded on 10 March 2017 through merger with the two former Village development committees Narayanpur and Dansinhapur. [1] It lies on the bank of Karnali River.

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Demographics

At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, Tikapur Municipality had a population of 76,940. Of these, 41.2% spoke Tharu, 36.3% Nepali, 16.4% Achhami, 1.6% Doteli, 1.5% Magar, 0.7% Hindi, 0.6% Bhojpuri, 0.5% Maithili, 0.2% Dadeldhuri, 0.2% Dailekhi, 0.2% Newar, 0.1% Jumli, 0.1% Raji, 0.1% Tamang, 0.1% Thakali, 0.1% Urdu and 0.1% other languages as their first language. [2]

In terms of ethnicity/caste, 41.8% were Tharu, 22.6% Chhetri, 10.5% Hill Brahmin, 7.8% Kami, 4.2% Thakuri, 3.4% other Dalit, 3.1% Magar, 2.1% Damai/Dholi, 0.6% Sanyasi/Dasnami, 0.5% Lohar, 0.5% Musalman, 0.4% Mallaha, 0.4% Newar, 0.4% Sarki, 0.3% Badi, 0.2% Kurmi, 0.1% Gurung, 0.1% Kathabaniyan, 0.1% Kumal, 0.1% Meche, 0.1% Rai, 0.1% Rajbanshi, 0.1% Raji, 0.1% Tamang, 0.1% other Terai, 0.1% Thakali, 0.1% Thami and 0.1% others. [3]

In terms of religion, 94.6% were Hindu, 4.0% Christian, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.5% Muslim and 0.1% others. [4]

In terms of literacy, 67.1% could read and write, 2.3% could only read and 30.6% could neither read nor write. [5]

Tikapur is 3rd largest city in Sudurpashchim Province after Dhangadhi and Bhimdutta (formerly Mahendranagar).

Transportation

Tikapur Airport is an out-of-service airport that lies in Tikapur. [6]


Mayoral Election

PartyCandidateVotesStatus
[People's Freedom Part (नागरीक उन्मुक्ती पार्टी)]Ram Lal Dagaura Tharu (रामलाल डगौरा थारु)9642Elected

Deputy Mayor Election

PartyCandidateVotesStatus CPN Maoist Khadak Bahadur Shah (खडक बहादुर शाह)7955Elected
[7]

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References

  1. "Brief Introduction". Tikapur Municipality. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  2. NepalMap Language
  3. NepalMap Caste
  4. NepalMap Religion
  5. NepalMap Literacy
  6. "Tikapur Airport" (PDF). Civil Aviation authority of Nepal. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  7. "मतगणना प्रगतिको विवरण".