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Nepalgunj, commonly known as Nepalganj, is a Sub-Metropolitan City in Nepal's Banke District. It is located on the Terai plains on the southern border of Uttar Pradesh, India, near the Bahraich district. Nepalgunj is 16 kilometers south of Kohalpur and 153 kilometers south of Ghorahi. Former Village Development Committee: On 2071 Poush 28, Udayapur, Bhawaniyapur, Piprahawa, Jaispur, Paraspur, Indrapur, Khaskarkado, Bashudevpur, Manikapur, and Puraina were added to the territory to make it a Sub Metropolitan City, and subsequently on 2072 Poush 21, Puraini was added to the list. In addition, as part of the nationwide restructuring of local levels, ward 23 (formerly Indrapur VDC) was transferred to Janaki Rural Municipality, while ward 7 of Hirminiya VDC was added to Nepalgunj.