Kohalpur (Nepali: कोहलपुर) is a municipality in Banke District of Lumbini province of Nepal.[2] The municipality was established on 18 May 2014 merging the existing two Village Development Committees i.e. Rajhena and Kohalpur. The town is in East-West highway and one of the fastest developing places in Nepal. A neighboring city Nepalgunj is on South (16 km), with Ghorahi city (135 km) to west in Dang District and further 6 km is the Indian border. In fact it is a growing city in the western region of Nepal. It has a junction to diverse the roadway transport to east, west, north and south from the city.

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Kohalpur is second municipality in the Banke District, with the first being Nepalgunj.

As a municipality, Kohalpur will assume greater local government autonomy and greater financial resources as part of the central governments' effort to promote decentralized power.

The municipality status of Kohalpur has been repeatedly stalled due to the failure to ratify the national constitution. A fourth deadline to ratify the constitution was missed on 27 May 2012. However, it has now been officially declare a municipality as of 2018.

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Kohalpur is located in the Banke District in the Mid-West Region of Nepal (Therai region), with a total area of 2816.6 hectares. The climate is subtropical and the temperature varies between a maximum of 46 °C and minimum of -2 °C.

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In terms of education, Kohalpur has a decent literacy rate. The Municipality has three college campuses, six higher secondary (10+2) units, four lower secondary units (1-7) and 12 primary (1-5) schools.

The Medical College is one of the most important education centres of Kohalpur; it receives students from all around the country and also from India and, Sri Lanka.

Some schools and college are listed below:-

Tribhuwan Higher secondary school
Jeevan Jyoti Higher Secondary School
Bridge International School
Bageshawri Academy
Shri Ram Janaki Higher secondary school
Gorkha united public Higher secondary school
Takshashila Academy Banke
Noble English Medium Secondary School
Kohalpur Model College (KMC)

Kohalpur's population comprises 39 different castes; the main ones in terms of population size are the Chetri (24%), Tharu (19%) and Brahmin (18%).

The predominant religion in Kohalpur's population is Hindu (96.80%), followed by Islam (2.14%), Christianity (0.89%) and Buddhism (0.17%).