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Kirtipur (Town)

Alternative Names: Kyapu, Kipu, Padma Kashthagiri, Kirtipur Hill Town


Kirtipur is the oldest Newar Settlement in the Kathmandu Valley, a town on the ridge of a hill (Hill Town) southwest of Kathmandu.
Kirtipur (Town) here means all Tols inside the Kirtipur Ring Road. 63 Tols acc. M. Shokoohy (2014).
One of the 29 Rural Preservation Districts (RPD) acc. to C. Pruscha (1975).

Sources of the Pictures

  • Map from Shangri La Design, 2001

  • Map from http://www.cinetreks.com.np/maps/2.gif

  • Map from Mehrdad Shokoohy e.a., Street Shrines of Kirtipur, Nepal : As long as the Sun and Moon Endure, London 2014

Here you can find additional descriptions, pictures or drawings to the above mentioned subject

  • National Geographic Information Infrastructure Programme , Index of Geographical Names of Nepal , http://ngiip.gov.np/dynamic/pageDetail/13

  • N.N., Kirtipur, http://bibek-kirtipur.blogspot.de/

  • Carl Pruscha, Kathmandu Valley - The Preservation of Physical Environment and Cultural Heritage - A Protective Inventory, Vol. 1, Wien 1975

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