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About Janakpur

Janakpur also known as Janakpurdham and Ancient Mithila (Nepali: प्राचीन मिथिला) is the administrative headquarters of Dhanusa District of the Janakpur Zone, Nepal. It is also the capital city of former Kingdom of Videha and Province No. 2. The city is located about 123 km south-east of Kathmandu As of 2015 the city had a population of 169,287. Janakpur has a substantial tourism industry due to its significance in the Hinduism and being the birth place of Goddess Sita. The Nepal Railways operates between Janakpur and India.

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There are two+ hotels available in Janakpur. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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