Jaleshwar (Nepali: जलेश्वर) is a municipality in Janakpur Zone, Nepal, and the headquarters of Mahottari District of Province No. 2 in Nepal. It is located in the Terai, on the border with India at Sursand, Bihar, and has a customs checkpoint.[2]

This place is famous for the holy temple of Jaleshwarnath Mahadev, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Given the importance of the temple, the place is named after it. This place witnesses a huge gathering in the month of Shravan [July–August] as this month is dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati.this place is also famous for goddess Sansari Mai which is situated in the heart of jaleshwornagar.



Jaleshwor City
Flag of Jaleshwor
Jaleshwor is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°38′0″N 85°48′0″E / 26.63333°N 85.80000°ECoordinates: 26°38′0″N 85°48′0″E / 26.63333°N 85.80000°E
NepalProvince No. 2
Admin. divisionJanakpur Zone
MunicipalityMahottari District
 • TypeMunicipality
 • MayorRam Shankar Mishara(RJPN)
 • Deputy MayorMunchun Devi (RJPN)
53 m (177 ft)
 • Total23,533[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal code
Area code(s)044


Temperature highly affects the lifestyle of Jaleshwar. Due to extreme heat in summer season, people wear light cotton clothes and rarely come out during the day time. While in the winter season, the temperature may drop to 10-15 °C during which people wear thick woollen clothes.

Restaurants and hotels in Jaleshwar are famous for its samosas, chaat, golgappas, dahibada, momos (Nepalese-style Dumplings), sekuwa (roasted spiced-meat). Samosas, chaat,katti roll, golgappas and sekuwa from Jaleshwar are considered to be the most delicious in this region. It is also famous for peeda (milk item).

The city also has religious significance. Jaleshwarnath Temple is a renowned temple for Hindu devotees in the country as well as those from nearest border cities of India.


Jaleshwar is located in the Mahottari District in the south-eastern Region of Nepal (Terai region), with a total population of 23533 . The climate is subtropical and the temperature varies between a maximum of 42 °C and minimum of 12 °C.People of jaleshwor wear dhoti kurta pandjamma and women wear Saree blouse etc due to Indian border and Kathmandu are many of people attract in western culture .


Jaleshwar is located 15 km south of Janakpur.Jaleshwar has fully operational bus and mini-bus services that reach almost all parts of this region that connected by roadways, almost including all the major hubs in the country. The main hub for buses is Jaleshwar Buspark, while small transits are located in several other places in the city like Buddhajibi chok, maccha bazar. Short routes are generally covered by e-rickshaw and mini-bus, while luxury coaches are available for long routes to destinations like Kathmandu, Birgunj, etc. The country's longest highway- Mahendra Highway, is linked from the city center. Indian and Nepalese nationals may cross the border without restrictions, however there is a customs checkpoint for goods and third country nationals.

The most common public transport for commuters within the city have long been cycle rickshaws and electric rickshaws. Most common private transport are motorcycles, especially among young adults while bicycles are used by many. Recently the number of automobiles has increased


This place is fastest growing trade centre of Nepal. There are some small and medium scale industries also. As it is situated near the border of India, the main trade of this place is with Indian market. Nepal Government has planned to make this place as business hub of Nepal.


The place has growing business as it is border to India. Number of "A class" banks has opened its branched to Jaleshwor. Currently there is 5 "A class" banks i.e Prabhu Bank, Century Bank, Laxmi Bank. Rastriya Banijya Bank and Agriculture Development Bank. There are several Money transfer agecnies like Mishika Enterprises, Monu Money Express, Shail Enterprites etc. EVEREST BANK LTD, is also going to open its new branch at Pipra Bazar, which is close to Jaleshwor ( between Jaleshwor & Janakpur road).many banks such as prabhu banks Laxmi bank and many commercials bank open branches in town area.


  1. ^ Household and population by districts Archived 2013-07-31 at the Wayback Machine, Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) Nepal
  2. ^ Jaleswar, Nepal Page – Falling Rain Genomics
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Fulfilling the requirement of the new constitution of Nepal in 2015, all old municipalities and villages (which were more than 3900 in number) were restructured into 753 new municipalities and rural municipalities. The former 75 district development committees (DDC) were also replaced by 77 new district coordination committees (DCC) which have much less power than the DDCs. At present there are 6 metropolitan cities, 11 sub-metropolitan cities, 276 municipalities, and 460 rural municipalities.

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At the time of the 1991 Nepal census Bardibas VDC had a population of 6049 people living in 1090 households.To promote local culture, Bardibas has two FM stations named "samuyadik radio bardibas 94 MHZ. and community Radio Sungabha 107MHZ.

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The headquarters of Janakpur Zone and its main city is Janakpur. Close to the Indian border, it is a historic city of Hinduism. The city was believed to be the capital city of King Janaka, the father in law of Lord Rama, the son of the then king of Ayodhya, Dasharatha. The city was then called 'Mithila Nagari'. The name of this zone is related to the historic King Janaka and his capital Janakpur.

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Mahottari District

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Province No. 2

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Telephone numbers in Nepal

National Significant Numbers (NSN): eight digits

STD Codes

Achham 97

Arghakhanchi 77

Baglung 68

Bandipur 100

Banepa 11

Bardiya 84

Beni 69

Besisahar 66

Bhadrapur 23

Bhairawaha 71

Bhajani 91

Bhaktapur 1

Bharatpur 56

Bhairahawa 71

Bairghat 78

Bhimphedi 57

Bhojpur 29

Bidur 10

Biratnagar 21

Birgung 51

Birtamod 23

Butwal 71

Charikot 49

Chhotkram Nager 71

Dadheldhura 96

Damak 23

Damauli 65

Dang 82

Darchula 93

Dhading 10

Dhangadi 91

Dhankuta 26

Dharan 25

Dipayal 94

Dodharachadani 99

Doti 94

Duhabi 25

Gaighat 35

Gaur 55

Ghorahi 82

Gorkha 64

Guleria 84

Gulmi 79

Hetauda 57

Ilam 27

Inaruwa 25

Itahari 21

Jaleshwar 44

Janakpur 41

Kalaiya 53

Katari 35

Kathmandu 1

Khadbari 29

Khotang 36

Khusma 67

Krishnanagar 76

Lahan 33

Lalitpur 1

Lumbini 71

Lumjung 66

Mahendranagar 99

Malangawa 46

Myagdi 69

Nawalparasi 78

Nepalgunj 81

Okhaldhunga 37

Palpa 75

Panchthar 24

Parasi 78

Patan 1

Phidim 24

Pokhara 61

Rajbiraj 31

Rajpur 84

Ramechap 48

Rangeli 21

Rasuwa 10

Sandikharka 77

Sankhuwasava 29

Simra 53

Sindhuli 47

Siraha 33

Surkhet 83

Syanja 63

Tandi 56

Tansen 75

Taplejung 24

Taulihawa 76

Terathum 26

Tikapur 91

Tribeni 78

Trishuli 10

Tulsipur 82

Udaipur 35

Khotang 13

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