Dhankuta is a hill city and the headquarter of Koshi Zone placed in Dhankuta District of Eastern Nepal. According to 2011 Nepal census, it has populace of 26,440 inhabitants. Until approximately 1963 Dhankuta Bazaar was the executive headquarters for the complete of north-jap Nepal. Located a half mile above the town had been the homes of the Bada Hakim, the feudal district governor of the whole north-japanese location, a person with substantial electricity. The metropolis also had the local prison and army put up.
Because of Dhankuta's isolation from the lowland Terai and from Kathmandu, it was in lots of ways a self-governing location. Income to buy gadgets that could not be produced domestically got here from a combination of sales of hill produce and finances repatriated returned into the hills by Gorkha infantrymen serving first in the British and then more-often within the Indian armies. The first 5 American Peace Corps Volunteers arrived in Dhankuta Bazaar in Fall, 1962 to work as teachers in the two excessive schools. In October, 1963 three male PCV's arrived to assist set up the brand new Panchayat Development program.