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Janakpur also known as Janakpurdham is the administrative and capital city of the Mithila federal state of Nepal and is one of the historical and religious cities of Nepal being the birthplace of Hindu goddesses Sita. Janakpur is also the administrative headquarters of Dhanusa District of the Janakpur Zone and had a population of 1,69287. The city is located about south-east of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Janakpur has a substantial tourism industry due to its significance in the Hindu religion and is home to the only operational railway in Nepal, the Nepal Railways.HistoryThe Janakpur zone river and founded the South Asian kingdom of Videha, whose capital city was Janakpur. As Gotama Rahugana composed many hymns in the Rigveda, these events must date to the Regvedic period.
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