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Title: Tilaurakot  
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Subject: Gautama Buddha, Nigrodharama, Baraipur, Krishnanagar, Nepal, Relics associated with Buddha
Collection: Populated Places in Kapilvastu District
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Village development committee
Tilaurakot is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Country    Nepal
Zone Lumbini Zone
District Kapilvastu District
Population (1991)
 • Total 5,684
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Tilaurakot is a village development committee in Kapilvastu District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 5684 people living in 944 individual households.[1] It might have been the cardinal point of the ancient Shakyan city of Kapilavastu. It is situated west of Lumbini Grove, traditionally held to be the birthplace of Gautama Buddha.


  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees.  

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