Brief Introduction of Solududhkunda Municipality

Solududhkunda Municipality is the first municipality of solukhumbu district. It was formed in 2071 mangsir 17 merging five VDC's such as salleri, loding, tamakhani, gaarma and beni. This municipality is located at eastern development region which has latitude 27.502103 and longitude 86.586122. In 2071, Dudhkunda Municipality had a population of 11,247 and area 254.3 square kilometer and in 2073 more vdc's were added such as Takshindu, Kerung, Gorakhani and Tapting and named as Solududhkunda municipality . At the time of 2068 Nepal census, the municipality had population 20,399 and area 538.09 square kilometer and at bikram sambat 2074 Phalgun 14, tingla vdc included within the solududhkunda municipality as a result, the total population and area is 24,323 and 565.06 square kilometer respectively. It is divided into 11 wards.

Geogrphical status of solududhkunda municipality
Border : 
Eastern : kaku, basa and khumbupasang lhamu rural municipality
Western : Likhupike rural Municipality and Ramechhap district
North : khumbupasang lhamu rural municipality
South : Nechasalyan rural municipality and Okhaldhunga District

Political and administrative division
Province : 1
Zone : Sagarmatha
District : Solukhumbu
Ward : 11

Population and Municipality Area (According to 2068 census)
Total Population : 24323
Area : 565.06 Square km

Health Status :
Number of Hospital : 
1 (District Hospital, Phaplu)
Number of Health Post : 9 (Beni, Gaarma, Tamakhani, Salleri, Takshindu, Kerung
Gorakhani and Tapting Health Post)
Birthing Center : 6 (District hospital Phaplu,Health post: Beni, Gaarma, kerung, gorakhani & Taapting)
City Health Center: 2 ( Roshi jaidhu salleri, chyalsa gaarma)
Community Health Unit : 1 (Ghunsa community health unit kerung )
Community Eye center : 1 (Phaplu)
Community dental health center : 1 (phaplu)
Health organization by NGO's : 4 (salabeshi, Phera, Gumba and patale)
Private dental health center : 1 (salleri)

Educational Status : 
Number of Government School : 
64
Number of Source Center : 
Number of Private School : 5
Number of Campus : 2
Number of Primary School : 54
Number of Secondary School : 10

Main areas of Economical development
Main Crops : Wheat, Maize, Potato etc.
Main Fruits : Apple, Peach, Pear etc.
Main Vegetables : Kauli flower, Pea, Bean, Cucumber, Pumpkin, Carrot, Garlic, 
spinach, Tomato, Cabbages etc.
Main Herbals : Jatamashi, Sugandhawala, Sugandhakakila, Silajit, Bhuishyau, Sarpagandha, Yarsaghumba,
paanchaule, chiraito, kudki, Majitho, Padamchaal, Bojo etc.

Religion 

Main Festivals : Mani Rimdu, Lakhe Jatra, Bhumenach etc. 
Main Mountains and range : Mount Numbur, Mount Khutung, PK range, Raatnange, Kyamjey,
Silgudi, Saangiphuk, pataley etc.
Main Temples : Jwalamai Temple, Guptakali Temple, Changesthan Temple, Balathan Temple.

Tourism Area : 
Raatnange dada, Chiwang Gumba, Dudhkunda temple @ Phaplu, Jwalamai Temple @ Tamakhani, Guptakali Temple,
Gyam dada, Thupten Choling Gumba, Junbeshi, Chyalsa, Phungmoche Gumba, Saangiphuk,
Jhaaprey, Pataley dada, PK dada, Gauri taap etc.