Bhaktapur, also known as Khwopa(Khwapa) in the local Newari language, is an old Newari cultural center in the Kathmandu Valley. The city is 15 km from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Exists in the east. Kavre district is to the east of Bhaktapur, Kathmandu district to the northeast and Lalitpur district to the south. The city is located 1401 meters above sea level. The town covers an area of 6.88 sq. Km. has spread.More than 90 percent of the city is inhabited by Newars and the rest by Brahmins, Muslims and other ethnic groups. According to the 2068 BS Bhaktapur district has a population of 304651 and the historical city of Bhaktapur has a population of 83658. The city was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979 in appreciation of its heritage preservation The written history of Nepal starts from Changunarayan of Bhaktapur. Juju Dhau, Bhadgaonle Topi, Haku Patasi, earthenware and handicrafts reflect the identity and originality of Bhaktapur city.
Bhaktapur is a part of Kathmandu Valley. Therefore, the climate of this city is similar to the climate of Kathmandu Valley. The maximum temperature in this city is 35 degrees Celsius in summer and minimum 3 degrees Celsius in winter. The average rainfall is 1362.2 mm and 90 percent of the rainfall is in monsoon (from June to August).
Bhaktapur city is politically divided into 17 wards and 24 toles. Geographically, the city is 4.5 km east-west in the shape of a flying dove. Length and 1.5 km north-south. Spreads in width. To the north and south of the city are two rivers and ponds throughout the city.
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