Jhapa-the Grain grocery of Nepal
Location: Mechi Zone/ Eastern Development Region,
Area: 1,606 km2
Locals: Bharmins, Chhetris, Newars, Limbus, Rais, Dhimals, Dhangad, Koche, Rajbanshi, Satra, Meche, Tamang, Uraon, Magar, Gurung
Language Spoken: Kirati, Limbu, Nepali, Newari
Roadways: Kathmandu to BIrtamod(500kms) on Mahendra Highway
16kms west from Kakarbhitta(Entry point to Nepal on Indo-Nepal Border)
Airport: Chandragadi Airport at Bhadrapur, connected regularly to Kathmandu and Biratnagar
Kechanakalan(60m from sea-level)
Jamunkhadi Simsar(wetland area)
Chandragadi- fort of strategic importance during Anglo-Nepal war
Best time to travel: March to June and September to November
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