'Janakpur' is a major city of religious and historical importance in the Eastern Terai region of . It is a popular place of pilgrimage for Hindus from all around the world and a major tourist attraction in the region.
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Notable Places in the Area

is an airport serving Janakpur, a city in Mithila region of Nepal and the administrative headquarters of the Dhanusa District in in . Photo: Sicherlich, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a village development committee in Dhanusa District in the Janakpur Zone of south-eastern .


26.7285° or 26° 43' 42.4" north
85.9249° or 85° 55' 29.6" east
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83 metres (272 feet)
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node 806482934
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Also Known As

  • Awadhi: जनकपुर
  • Basque: Janakpur
  • Belarusian: Джанакпур
  • Bhojpuri: जनकपुर, नेपाल
  • Bhojpuri: जनकपुर
  • Cebuano: Janakpur
  • Chinese: 札納普爾
  • Chinese: 賈納克布爾
  • Dotyali: जनकपुर
  • Dutch: Janakpur
  • English: Janakpur Dham
  • English: Janakpurdham, Province No. 2, Nepal
  • English: Janakpurdham
  • Esperanto: Janakpur
  • Finnish: Janakpur
  • Finnish: Janakpurdham
  • French: Janakpur
  • German: Janakpur
  • German: Janakpurdham
  • Hebrew: ג'נקפור
  • Hindi: जनकपुर
  • Hindi: मिथिला
  • Indonesian: Janakpur
  • Italian: Janakpur
  • Japanese: ジャナクプル
  • Kannada: ಜನಕಪುರ
  • Korean: 자낙푸르
  • Lithuanian: Džanakpuras
  • Maithili: जनकपुर उपमहानगरपालिका
  • Malay: Janakpur
  • Malayalam: ജനക്പൂർ
  • Marathi: जनकपूर
  • Mingrelian: ჯანაკპური
  • Nepali: जनकपुर उपमहानगरपालिका
  • Nepali: जनकपुर नगरपालिका
  • Newari: जनकपुर नगरपालिका
  • Norwegian: Janakpur
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Janakpur
  • Persian: جاناکپور
  • Polish: Dźanakpur
  • Polish: Janakpur
  • Portuguese: Janakpur
  • Russian: Джанакпур
  • Spanish: Janakpur
  • Swedish: Janakpur
  • Tamil: ஜனக்பூர்
  • Tatar: Джанакпур
  • Urdu: جناکپردھم
  • Urdu: جنکپور

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