About Charikot

Charikot is the headquarters of Dolakha District in the Janakpur Zone of north-eastern Nepal. At the time of the1991 Nepal census it had a population of 7349 people residing in 1541 individual households. The town is located at 27°40′0″N 86°2′0″ECoordinates: 27°40′0″N 86°2′0″E and has an altitude of 1554 metres (5101 feet). The name of the district Dolakha came from the Dolakha Town situated north-east of the head quarter Charikot