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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kathmandu, Katmandu, capital of Nepal(noun)

    the capital and largest city of Nepal


  1. Kathmandu(ProperNoun)

    The capital of Nepal.


  1. Kathmandu

    Kathmandu is the capital and largest urban agglomerate of Nepal. The agglomerate consists of Kathmandu Metropolitan City at its core, and its sister cities Patan, Kirtipur, Thimi, and Bhaktapur. It also includes the recently recognized urban areas of Shankhapur, Karyabinayak, and Champapur. Banepa, Dhulikhel, and Panauti are satellite urban areas of Kathmandu located just outside the Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu is also known informally as "KTM" or the "tri-city". According to a census conducted in 2011, Kathmandu metropolis alone has 975,453 inhabitants; and the agglomerate has a population of more than 2.5 million inhabitants. The metropolitan city area is 50.67 square kilometres and has a population density of 19,250 per km². The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 metres in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu Valley of central Nepal. It is surrounded by four major mountains: Shivapuri, Phulchoki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri. Kathmandu Valley is part of three districts, has the highest population density in the country, and is home to about a twelfth of Nepal's population.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kathmandu in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kathmandu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Jackson:

    The construction is appalling in Kathmandu.

  2. Chief Secretary Lila Mani Poudyal:

    We have one team from China who are supposed to be the best and already working in several spots in Kathmandu.

  3. James Jackson:

    If you live in the Kathmandu Valley you have other priorities, daily threats and daily nasty things happen to you in terms of air quality, water quality, pollution, traffic and just poverty, but it doesn't mean that the earthquakes go away.

  4. Raja Gurung:

    I am hoping to get on a bus, any bus heading out of Kathmandu. I am too scared to be staying in Kathmandu, the house near my rented apartment collapsed. It was horrible. I have not gone indoors in many days. I would rather leave than a live a life of fear in Kathmandu.

  5. Denis McClean:

    Building codes in Kathmandu itself have not been well upheld in recent years, efforts have been made over the last few years to strengthen these building codes but, unfortunately, this comes too late for the many thousands of buildings that have gone up across the Kathmandu Valley over the last 20 years that did not adhere to the building codes.

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