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Panchkhal is a Municipality which was declared as Municipality by the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development from Council of Ministers on May 8, 2014. It is situated in Kabhrepalanchok District in 3 number province of central Nepal. The Panchkhal Valley, intermontane basin developed in the southeast of the Kathmandu Valley is located within the eastern flank of a synclinorium in Kavre District. The Jhiku Khola, a tributary of the Sun Koshi River is characterised by development of geomorphic surfaces at different elevations formed after the last glacial retreat in the area. Panchkhal has an area of 103 km² and Density: 386.6/km² according to 2011 census.Glacial strand retreat and fluvial incision led to develop landscapes and evolve the area having a relief of about 122 to 750 m. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 40061 & 8948 houses combining of the then VDC that were merged. The then VDC which were merged are  Aniakot, HokseBazar, Kharelthok, Koshidekha, Baluwa, Sathighar Bhwagawati & Panchkhal forming agriculturally rich Panchkhal Municipality.This place is situated in Bagmati, Central, Nepal, its geographical coordinates are 27° 39' 0" North, 85° 37' 0" East and its original name (with diacritics) is Panchkhal. This place is a religious shrine of Palanchowk Bhagawati, Dughdeshwor Mahadev and Bhamarkot Devi.