Nepalganj is a town in Nepal, located in
the Banke district of the Bheri region (Terai),
near Nepal's southern border with India.
It has a population of 60,000 people and
is the transport hub for western Nepal.
In the middle of town lies Birendra
Chowk, an intersection named for the
late king, of whom it has a statue. From
Birendra Chowk, the airport is 6km
north. The name of the airport is
Mahendra Airport, named after the name
of Late King Mahendra. The major places
in Nepalgunj are Gharbaritole, Ganeshpur,
Sadar Line, Koreanpur, Belaspur, B.P.
Chowk. There are many private owned high
schools in this part of Nepal. The
oldest one among them is Angels High
School situated in Gharbaritole. It has
Medical college along with other
colleges. It also has good facilities
for lodging and eating. It connects
under developed part of Nepal as Dolpa,
Jumla, Mugu via airways.
The border crossing, 6 km south of
Nepalganj, is one of a limited number of
places where non-Indian foreigners are
allowed to cross the border with India.