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Type Settlement
Scripts काठमाडौं(Nepali)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈkaʈʰ.maɳ.ɖuː/(Nepali) /ˈduː/(English) /kæt.mæn.ˈduː/(English)  [key·simplify]

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 HL
Edited 9/12/2021 by HL

See Also

User submission Káthmándú