Biratnagar


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Biratnagar

 

a city in southeastern Nepal in the Terai. Population, 33,000 (1961). Biratnagar is an important industrial center of the country and a center for trade with India, with which it is connected by a highway. There are jute, cotton fabric, sugar, rice-milling, and sawmill enterprises in Biratnagar.

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