बिदुर नगरपालिका

Location in Nepal

Coordinates: 27°53′24″N 85°9′35″E / 27.89000°N 85.15972°E / 27.89000; 85.15972Coordinates: 27°53′24″N 85°9′35″E / 27.89000°N 85.15972°E / 27.89000; 85.15972
Country    Nepal
Zone Bagmati Zone
District Nuwakot District
Population (2011[1])
  Total 26,750
  Religions Hindu
Time zone NST (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 44900, 44908
Area code(s) 010

Bidur is the capital of Nuwakot District in Bagmati Zone, Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 18694 and had 3736 houses in it.[2]

In February 2008 terrorists damaged the town's water supply plant.[3]


To Promote local culture Bidur has three Community radio Stations. They are Radio Trishuli - 88.4 MHz, Radio Nuwakot F.M. 106.8 MHZ and Radio Abhiyan - 103.4 MHz.

2015 Nepal earthquake

During the earthquake on 25 April 2015, a 37-year-old resident of Bidur named Shiva Shrestha was buried in a landslide and was rescued alive 98 hours afterwards. He was on his way to a picnic with fourteen of his friends. Eleven of those friends were buried during the massive landslide. Shiva Shrestha sustained several injuries on the head and body and said he survived by drinking muddy water.[4][5]

After the earthquake, Bidur is still in the phase of rebuild. Due to lack of concerned focous on re-establishment it's being late in rebuilt process.


There is only one Government based school in Bidur named "Prithivi Higher Secondary School." This school have achieved a great success in the field of education. After increasing the extend of class upto 10th standard since 3 years back, this school is only the governmental school in Nuwakot District to achieve 100% result in SLC Board Exam.


  1. General Bureau of Statistics, Kathmandu, Nepal, November 2012
  2. "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-01.
  3. Maoist destroyed the source of drinking water project
  4. "Indian Team Pulls Out Man Alive 98 Hours After Nepal Quake". The New Indian Express. The New Indian Express. 30 April 2015. Archived from the original on 1 May 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  5. Adhikari, Prakash (30 April 2015). "Man rescued alive after 98 hours in Nuwakot". Ekantipur. Ekantipur. Archived from the original on 1 May 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2016.

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