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Village of Tokha Municipality
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Tokha Chandeshwari is a village and former Village Development Committee that is now part of Tokha Municipality in Kathmandu District in Province No. 3 of central Nepal. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 3,961.Tokha Chandeshwari now is part of Tokha municipality.
Tokha lies in Kathmandu district of Bagnmati zone of central development region. It consist of two VDCs: northern- Chandeshwari VDC and Southern-Sarshwati VDC. It is situated at an altitude of 130 m, longitude of and latitude of . As per category in geographical region, this village is situated in mountain region.
The area is surrounded by:
The village is 4 km northern from Kathmandu MPC or Samakhusi ring road.
This area lies in Mahabharat Range, there is flat land on top and surround by slopes in all direction except North side, elevated part of jhor VDC and shivapuri national Park. As the study site lies within Kathmandu valley, the soil is lacustrine type.
The present population of this village is about 15,000 as per census of 2058 B.S. Occupation of people here is agricultural based and most adults are abroad in Gulf countries in search of work.
The village is now in a rapid phase of modernization and urbanization. Tokha Municipality has been regulating and maintaining proper sewerage system. Plenty of clean drinking water is available in the locality. Therefore, the sanitary condition of the village is fine.
Most people are illiterate; very few people (only 5) had achieved master's degree in their related field. But number of students for higher education is being increasing past 3-4 year. As per education institution in this area, there are:
Altogether 7 educational institutions.
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