Village Development Committee

Map of the Village Development Committees in Jhapa District
Country    Nepal
Zone Mechi Zone
District Jhapa District
Population (1991)
  Total 5,043
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Baniyani (Nepali: बनियानी) is a Village Development Committee in Jhapa District in the Mechi Zone of south-eastern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 5043 people residing in 985 individual households.[1] Laxmi Higher Secondary School, Baniyani Health-Post, and an Armed-Force Camp are located in the vicinity. Mechi River flows to the east on the border of Nepal and India.


Many ethnic groups live in the region, such as: Rai, Newar, Tamang, Limbu, Meche, Koche, Rajbanshi, Gangain, Muslim, and Gaine.


  1. "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2008.

Coordinates: 26°26′N 88°03′E / 26.44°N 88.05°E / 26.44; 88.05

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