Time in Nepal

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Time zones of South Asia, with Nepal Standard Time indicated. IST-CIA-TZ.png
Time zones of South Asia, with Nepal Standard Time indicated.

Time in Nepal is officially represented by Nepal Standard Time (NPT, UTC+05:45). [1]

IANA time zone database

The IANA time zone database contains one zone for Nepal in the file zone.tab, named Asia/Kathmandu.

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Kathmandu Capital and largest city in Nepal

'Kathmandu'(𑐫𑐾𑑃 𑐡𑐾𑐫𑑂 / येँ देय्, काठमाडौँ) officially the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, is the capital and the most populous city of Nepal with 845,767 inhabitants living in 105,649 households in 2021 and 2.9 million people in its urban agglomeration. It is located in the Kathmandu Valley, a large valley in the high plateaus in central Nepal, at an altitude of 1,400 metres. It is the second largest city proper in Himalayan hill region after Srinagar, and the largest Metropolitan region in the Himalayan hill region.

UTC+05:30 Time used in India and Sri Lanka

UTC+05:30 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +05:30. This time is used in India and Sri Lanka, and was formerly used in Nepal. It is five and a half hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. Around 1.4 billion people live inside this time zone, making it the second most populous after UTC+08:00.

Nepal Standard Time (NPT) is the time zone for Nepal. With a time offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) of UTC+05:45 all over Nepal, it is one of only three time zones with a 45-minute offset from UTC.

Kosi Zone Zone in Nepal

Kosi or Koshi was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restructure of zones to provinces. The headquarters of Kosi Zone was Biratnagar which was also its largest city. Other cities of Kosi Zone were Inaruwa, Dharan, Dhankutta, Jhumka, Duhabi and Itahari. Its main rivers were Arun, Tamor and Sapta Koshi.

UTC+05:45 Identifier for a time offset from UTC of +5:45

UTC+05:45 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +05:45. The time zone is used in Nepal. It is one of only three time zones with a 45-minute offset from UTC.

Bagmati Zone Zone in Nepal

Bagmati Zone was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restoration of zones to Provinces. Its headquarters are Kathmandu. It was named after the Bagmati River. It was in the Central Development Region of Nepal. The districts are now all part of Bagmati Province. The zone contains the Kathmandu Valley with its conurbation of 4.5 million inhabitants.

UTC+05:40 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +05:40. It is not currently used in any region in the world, but it was formerly used in Nepal.

Bhotechaur Village development committee in Bagmati Zone, Nepal

Bhotechaur is a village in Sindhupalchok District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4995 and had 870 houses in the village.

Chobhar Village in Bagmati Zone, Nepal

Chobhar is a village in Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal and part of Kirtipur Municipality. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 5,627 living in 1,109 households.

Khadka Bhadrakali was a village in Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Zone before being incorporated into city of Budhanilkantha. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 5,539. On recent survey in 2011, the VDC had a total population of 10,761.

Chitubihar is a settlement in Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal and part of Kirtipur Municipality. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4,538 and had 805 households in it.

Kavre Nitya Chandeswori popularly known as "Kavre" is a village development committee in Kavrepalanchok District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. Two of its V.D.C's are included in Dhulikhel Municipality in the year 2015 A.D. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 4,927 in 1,042 individual households.

Pokhari Chauri is a village development committee in Kavrepalanchok District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 3,879 in 609 individual households. It lies in the border of Ramechhap and kavrepalanchowk district. It is about 80 km away from the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu

Wamitaksar (Nepali:वामीटक्सार) is a town and Village Development Committee in Gulmi District in the Lumbini Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6421. It is located 128.54 kilometers of the capital of Nepal Kathmandu.

Lahan Municipality in Siraha District, Nepal

Lahan (लहान) is a city and municipality with 24 wards in Siraha District in the Madhesh Province south-eastern Nepal. It is connected with Mahendra Highway, which is also called the east–west highway. It is located nearly 350 kilometers or 99.3 miles east of the capital, Kathmandu. Lahan is located at the latitude of 26.717 and longitude of 86.483. It is at an elevation of 111 meters above sea level. It follows Nepali time zone, UTC Offset: +05:45 hours.

Chainpur is a municipality in Sankhuwasabha District in the Kosi Zone of north-eastern Nepal. It was formed by merging five villages i.e. Chainpur, Siddhakali, Siddhapokhari, Baneshwar and Kharang. The municipality was implemented on 18 May 2014. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4933 people in 948 households.

Shambhunath Municipality in Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal

Shambhunath Municipality is a Town in Saptari District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. Merging the existing Khoksar Parbaha, Shambhunath, Mohanpur, Bhangha, Basbalpur and Rampur Jamuwa village development committee this new municipality was formed on 18 May 2014. Kathauna Bazar is now finally head office of this new municipality. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 5168 people living in 933 individual households.

Shivanagar is a town in Krishnanagar Municipality in Kapilvastu District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. The former VDC was merged to form the municipality established on 18 May 2014 Krishnanagar, Sirsihawa, Shivanagar VDCs. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 4,774 people living in 735 individual households.

Pathari Shanishchare (पथरी-शनिश्चरे) is a Municipality in Morang District in the Koshi Zone of south-eastern Nepal. It was formed by merging three existing village development committees i.e. Hasandaha, Pathari and Sanischare in May 2014.

Provinces of Nepal Provinces in Nepal

The provinces of Nepal were formed on 20 September 2015 in accordance with Schedule 4 of the Constitution of Nepal. The seven provinces were formed by grouping the existing districts. The current system of seven provinces replaced an earlier system where Nepal was divided into 14 administrative zones which were grouped into five development regions.

References

  1. "Time Zone & Clock Changes in Kathmandu, Nepal" . Retrieved 18 September 2021.