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Type Settlement
Scripts काठमाडौं(Nepali)
Pronounced Pron. KAT-man-doo(Nepali)
kat-man-DOO(English)
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Meaning & History

From the name of Kasthamandap, a Hindu temple and shrine in Nepal. The name means "wooden pavilion" from Sanskrit काष्ठ (kashtha) meaning "wood" combined with मण्डप (mandapa) meaning "pavilion, hall, square". This is the name of the capital city of Nepal.
Added 10/4/2016 by highexpectasians
Edited 9/12/2021 by lezginkas and highexpectasians


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User submission Káthmándú