Kathmandu Valley

The Kathmandu Valley is a region of 600km² in the Bagmati zone in central . It's home to three of the largest cities in , including Kathmandu itself, as well as hundreds of smaller towns and villages.

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is the largest city and capital of and the namesake of the .

is in and covers the backpacker area of Thamel, Swayambhu, Durbur Square, and Freak Street.

, Lalitpur Metropolitan City, is a one of the largest cities in and is located just across the Bagmati river from .

Central covers Ratna Park, the former palace and New Road, and is home to a number of luxury hotels and the embassy quarter.


is a city in known variously as City of Culture, Living Heritage, Nepal's Cultural Gem, An open museum and a City of Devotees.

is a city in . is a small town on the border of Nepal and India, which can be used by foreigners to cross between the two countries.

is a town of about 10,000 people on the eastern fringe of the in .

is a village in the of .

is a small town in the of .

is a town in the of , located 5 km southwest of situated on a rocky hill between 1,300-1,500 m in elevation.

Kaksni is in the Nuwakot District. It is 20 km along the road from Kathmandu to Trisuli Baazar, the turn-off to the village is just before the police checkpoint where there is a cluster of shops.

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French: Vallée de Katmandou, German: Kathmandutal, Italian: Valle di Katmandu, Portuguese: Vale do Kathmandu, Spanish: Valle de Katmandú, Central Nepal Valley, Central Valley, Katmandu Valley, Nepal Valley
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