Kapan is a and former Village Development Committee that is now part of Budanilkantha Municipality in Kathmandu District in Province No. 3 of central .

Notable Places in the Area

Boudhanath is 7 km east/northeast of . It is home to one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world, built during the 5th century AD. Photo: Bijay chaurasia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Hindu temple
The is a famous and sacred Hindu temple complex that is located on the banks of the , approximately 5 km north-east of in the eastern part of , the capital of . is situated 4 km southwest of Kapan. Photo: Bineetojha, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital are major healthcare with 700 bedded institution in , Nepal established in 1997 by Late Dr.

is a pediatric hospital in Maharajgunj, , . is situated 4 km west of Kapan.

Localities in the Area

is a municipality in Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Pradesh of that was established on 2 December 2014 by merging the former Village development committees , Nayapati, Baluwa, and Gokarna. Photo: Belbasesuraj, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an ancient neighborhood at the northeastern side of the in . is situated 3½ km southwest of Kapan. Photo: China Crisis, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a residential area of , the capital city of on the banks of . is situated 4 km southwest of Kapan.


27.7414° or 27° 44' 29.1" north
85.3668° or 85° 22' 0.4" east
1369 metres (4491 feet)
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  • Bhojpuri: कपन
  • Dutch: Kapan
  • English: Kapan, Nepal
  • Malay: Kapan, Nepal
  • Nepali: कपन
  • Newari: कपन
  • Polish: Kapan

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