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Mechinagar is a municipality in Jhapa district in Mechi zone, Nepal and is the main entry point from India on the eastern border of Nepal. The Nepal customs office is in Kakarvitta, a section of the municipality.

Mechinagar Municipality was created by the combination of the Dhulabari (Nepali: धुलाबारी) and Kakarbhitta Village Development Committee. The Municipality expanded its territory by adding VDCs in nearby Bahundangi, Duhagadhi, Jyamirgadhi & Dhaijan in 2073 BS (2017 AD). The population of the expanded city is 111,797 (as of 2011 Censius) and area of 192.85 km.

The city is in the easternmost part of Nepal. The city is the largest municipality in Jhapa district. The city has Arjundhara and Birtamod municipality in the western part, Buddha Shanti Gaupalika and Ilam district in the north, Bhadrapur, Mechi in the south and West Bengal, India in the east. Mechi River separates the city and Nepal from India.

Two main highways, Mahendra Highway & Mechi highway, run through the city. The city is Mechi North Zone's link to the rest of the nation. The nearest airport is Bhadrapur Airport, which is just attached to the southern part of the city. Daily 6-8 flights make to Kathmandu in two directions from the airport.

The city is mostly occupied by the Bramins & Chettris. The city also has notable number of inhabitants from Dhimals and Rajbansi. Marwari Community has the largest share in the city's commercial business.

The city's temperature reaches 40 degrees Celsius in summer and drops below 8 degrees in winter. The city is the summer city and winter is only for the four months (November to February). During the months of March and April, strong winds may occur and moderate precipitation is observed in June and July.

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In the city, the difference between India and Nepal is noticeable right on the border, some groups monitor human sex trafficking, (many Indians buy Nepali women as sex slaves), I spoke to one of these groups to understand how the security policy for Nepali women works in this hostile environment.

The city itself is quite messy, but it's not even close to the mess that is India, from the city there are several tours to the mountains that are part of the Himalayan ranges, so people are used to seeing white Westerners wandering around the city. and taking photos with the locals.

One of the interesting facts is that in the city you cannot honk your horn, it is completely prohibited, while in India it seems obligatory to honk your horn, in the neighboring country this will lead to a fine, we rented a car with a driver in Siliguri, after all, in this region of India tourists cannot driving, our driver was very careful with us and we were impacted by such responsibility in spending so many hours driving with us.

Nepal is a small country, located between India and Tibet, high in the Himalayas. It's primarily known as the gateway to Everest, but there's much more to Nepal than the mountain range that made it so famous. From stunning trails and swimming in mountain lakes to spotting wild tigers and discovering Buddhist temples; Visit Nepal and you'll find everything you could want squeezed into one small area, deep in the land of Asia.

Nepal is one of the best places in the northern hemisphere to go trekking – its location in the Himalayas means there are hundreds of routes, from easy day trips to the ultimate challenge of climbing Mount Everest.

Many tours can be booked in Pokhara or Kathmandu when you arrive in Nepal or you can travel with a small group of tourists and make some friends while you're there! We offer a variety of treks in Nepal with a range of difficulty levels.

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