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Madhyapur Thimi, is located between Patan, Kathmandu and Bhaktapur in the center of the valley. Because of its location it serves as a bulwark between Bhaktapur and Patan, Kathmandu during the late Malla period when battles among the three valley kingdoms were frequently fought. The name “THIMI” is surrounded by several legends, and it is meaning.Legend says that because Thimi ‘s people defended Bhaktapur so successfully, Bhaktapur’s kings called them “CHHEMI” meaning “Capable people”– thus praising them for their loyal, constant support.
Bhaktapur district, Province 3 . Formation of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality under the province The then Bode, Nagdesh, Chapacho, Balkumari and Divyashwori Village Development Committees have been merged on April 3, 2008. In Madhyapur Thimi Municipality, which was a local body at that time, there were 17 wards.It is bounded on the east by Bhaktapur Municipality and Changunarayan Municipality, on the west by Sinamangal of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, on the north by Kageshwari Manohara Municipality and on the south by Suryabinayak Municipality and Mahalakshmi Municipality. In the world standard picture, this municipality is spread from 27040′ to 27042′ north latitude and 81022’30 “east to 85025’0″ longitude.
According to the census of 2068 BS, the total population of this municipality is 83,036 including 40,313 females and 42,723 males. It is estimated that the population has reached over 100,000 at present. It covers an area of 11.47 square kilometers and is located at an altitude of 1326 meters above sea level. The municipality occupies 9.6 percent of the total land area of the district (119 sq km).The city is world famous for its history, art, culture and craftsmanship. The average temperature in this municipality, which has a temperate climate, ranges from a minimum of 1 degree Celsius to 35 degrees Celsius. The average rainfall in the municipal area will be up to 123.1 mm.
Manohara and Hanumante are the main rivers flowing in Madhyapur Thimi Municipality. The flow of these rivers is higher only in the rainy season and the water level is very low at other times. The Manohara River rises from Manichud and flows through the Shalinadi River, bordering Kathmandu and Bhaktapur districts. Which flows through the northwestern border of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality.After the Hanumante River joins this river, it joins the Bagmati River. It provides irrigation facilities and water to Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Madhyapur Thimi municipalities. The Hanumante River flows west from Mahadev Pokhari Danda between Nagarkot Danda and Bageshwari Danda, passing through the southern part of Bhaktapur and the southern boundary of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality.The main religious and historical sites in the municipality include Nilbarahi, Mahalakshmi Temple, Kumari’s Temple, Siddhiganesh Temple, Vishwavinayak Temple, Siddhikali Temple, Digu Bhairav Temple, Raj Ganesh Temple, Svetbhairav Temple, Guru Ganesh, Lokeshwar Temple, Thasoma Ganesh Temple, Balkumari Temple, Tahanarayan Temple. , Bishnuveer Temple, Vamune Ganesh Temple, First Ganesh, Nagdesh Buddha Vihar, Pati Bihar, Dharmachakra Gumwa, Shiva Ganesh Temple, Vishweshwar Mahadev, Sileshwar Mahadev, Shone Kamadeva Temple,Nilvarna Ganesh Temple, Mahalakshmi Temple, Bhavani Shankar Temple, Divyashwari Temple, Nityanath Temple, Akash Bhairav Temple, Vasundharadevi Temple, Narayan Temple, Tachchu Ganesh Temple, Ajimadyo Temple, Indrayani Vamhayani Temple, Gorakhnath Temple, Harisiddhi Temple, Taleju Bhavani Temple, Kushal Bhairav There are temples, Navdurga Bhavani temple, Natyashwari temple, Bindwasini (ward no. 2) temple, Kukiinay Ganesh temple, Suryavinayak temple, Bhakti temple, Shyamashyam Dham, Radheradhe temple, Shankdhar Sakhvachok etc.
The municipality, which is developing as an educational destination, has a literacy rate of 98%. In this city where Newars are Bahun, Chhetri, Bahun, Rai, Magar, Damai, Sarki and other castes also live here. Professionally, Madhyapur Thimi is no more than a city of creators and craftsmen.Most of the people here are involved in agriculture, so the seasonal green vegetables and rice husks add to the beauty of the place, and the different types of earthenware pots kept for drying in some places also give the visitors a special pleasure.Famous for its labor and creativity, the region not only supplies a significant portion of the green vegetables needed by the Kathmandu Valley, but also supplies a variety of earthenware and decorative items on a regular basis. In addition to green leafy vegetables, the major crops grown in this municipality are paddy, maize, wheat and potato.
Among the major festivals in the city are Bisket Jatra(Biska Jatra), Jivro Chedne Jatra, Gai Jatra, Indrajatra, Khadga Jatra, Dipankar Jatra and Pulukisi Jatra. Etc. are major dances. This municipality has been declared open direction free, fully vaccinated and fully literate municipality.
Phone: +977 01-6630046, 01- 6635704