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Morang (named after Limbu king Mawrong Mung Hang)

Location:Koshi Zone/Eastern Development Region


Area: 1,855km2

Locals:Madhesis, Marwari, Brahmins, Chhetris,

Language Spoken:Limbu, Maithali, Nepali


Roadways:  Kathmandu to Biratnagar(398kms) on Mahendra Highway

Jogbani railway station across Indo-Nepal border is just an hour drive

Airport: Biratnagar Airport connected regularly to Kathmandu and surrounding                  airports



            Natural Heritages

                        Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve for bird watching and wild buffaloes ‘Arna’

                        Koshi Barrage

                        Koshi Tappu- wet land for bird watching and bio-diversity

                        Large Rhododendron forests of Tinjure, Milke and Jaljale

            Cultural/Religious Heritages

                        Barah Kshetra on the confluence of Koka and Sapta Koshi River

                        Birateswar: palace of historic king Birat

                        Kali Mandir


Other Attractions:

            Largest industrial city of Nepal with Biratnagar Jute Mills being the first                              large scale industry in the country

            Major industrial, educational and political hub of eastern Nepal

Adventure Options:

                        Amazing views of Mt. Makalu and Kanchenjunga from Basantapur or                                Tumlingtar

Best time to Travel: October to December

                                      February to April

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